Section 6-9-95

Levying officer to provide sustenance for unsold livestock.

When livestock is levied on and remains in the hands of the officer for sale, he or she must provide sustenance therefor, and it is his or her duty to hire out or employ the equine or equidae or other stock, if practicable, for their support. If unable to do so, he or she must be allowed by the court a reasonable compensation for their support, which he or she may retain from the proceeds of the sale.

(Code 1852, §2442; Code 1867, §2856; Code 1876, §3194; Code 1886, §2903; Code 1896, §1901; Code 1907, §4103; Code 1923, §7818; Code 1940, T. 7, §530; Act 2004-627, p. 1421, §1.)