McRaney, 010380 MSAGO, 19800103

Docket Nº:19800103
Case Date:January 03, 1980
Court:South Carolina
Mrs. Carolyn L. McRaney
No. 19800103
Mississippi Attorney General Opinions
January 3, 1980
         Mrs. Carolyn L. McRaney          Clerk          Town of Prentiss          Prentiss, Mississippi 39474          Municipalities — Dual Office           Dear Mrs. McRaney:          Attorney General A. F. Summer has received your letter and has assigned it to me for research and reply.          Your letter states:
“We have within the employment of the Town a policeman who has been elected as a Justice Court Judge of a beat which comprises a large portion of the incorporated area of the Town of Prentiss.
         “Article 1 Section 2, of the Mississippi Constitution states:
'No person or collection of persons, being one or belonging to one of these departments, shall exercise any power properly belonging to either of the others. The acceptance of an office in either of said departments shall, of itself, and

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