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CHAPTER 28 AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 564, PUBLIC-LOCAL LAWS OF 1918, SO AS TO ABOLISH TRIAL BY JURY IN CRIMINAL CASES IN THE RECORDERS COURT IN RUTHERFORD COUNTY. The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 8 of Chapter 564, Public-Local Laws of 1913, as amended by Chapter 264, Public-Local and Private Laws of 1939, is further amended by adding at the end thereof a new paragraph, to read as follows: There shall be no trial by jury in criminal actions in said court, but upon written demand for a jury trial by either the defendant or the 65 prosecuting attorney, the action shall be transferred to the Superior Court of Rutherford County where the defendant shall be tried upon indictment only.