Sec. 31. That the said state, when admitted as aforesaid, shall constitute one judicial district, and the circuit and district courts of said district shall be held at the capital of said state, and the said district shall, for judicial purposes, be attached to the ninth judicial circuit. There shall be appointed for said district one district judge, one United States Attorney, one United States Marshal. The judge of said district shall receive a yearly salary the same as other similar judges of the United States payable as provided by law, and shall reside in the district to which he is appointed. There shall be appointed clerks of said courts, who shall keep their offices at the capital of said state. The regular terms of said courts shall be held on the first Monday in April and the first Monday in October of each year. The circuit and district courts for said district, and the judges thereof, respectively, shall possess the same powers and jurisdiction and perform the same duties required to be performed by the other circuit and district courts and judges of the United States, and shall be governed by the same laws and regulations. The marshal, district attorney, and the clerks of the circuit and district courts of said district, and all other officers and persons performing duties in the administration of justice therein, shall severally possess the powers and perform the duties lawfully possessed and required to be performed by similar officers in other districts of the United States, and shall, for the services they perform, receive the fees and compensation now allowed by law to officers performing similar services for the United States in the Territory of Arizona.
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