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  • The town is the seat of the tribunal of first instance of the arrondissement of Poligny, and has a communal college.
  • AVRANCHES, a town of north-western France, capital of an arrondissement in the department of Manche, 87 m.
  • It assigns its quota of taxes (contingent) to each arrondissement, authorizes the sale, purchase or exchange of departmental property, superintends the management thereof, authorizes the construction of new roads, railways or canals, and advises on matters of local interest.
  • As the prefect in the department, so the sub-prefect in the arrondissement, though with a more limited power, is the representative of the central authority.
  • Tribunaux de premiere instance, also called tribunaux darrondissement, of which there is one in every arrondissement (with few exceptions), besides serving as courts of appeal from the juges de paix have an original jurisdiction in matters civil and criminal.

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