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Docket Book and the Audit Process

Reference Number: MTAS-322
Reviewed Date: 12/20/2021

The docket book is an integral part of the municipal court audit process. The information included in the court docket should contain the original ticket number or warrant number and the receipt number for payments. The receipt for any payments should contain the ticket number or warrant number and the docket number. The original ticket or warrant should contain the docket number and the receipt number. This cross referencing of numbers helps ensure the integrity of the municipal court process (Internal Control and Compliance Manual for Tennessee Municipalities, Office of the Comptroller; Title 5, Chapter 15, §§ 13-28 (updated 6/30/10)).