Section 11-17-10

Appeals from assessment of damages - Conduct of hearing generally; establishment of damages by jury.

On the hearing of such trial, the court shall cause an issue to be made between the parties interested to ascertain the amount of damages for the property taken or injured in locating the burial place. Either party may examine witnesses on such trial and may argue the questions to the court or jury by themselves or counsel, which questions must then be submitted to the jury for their determination, which amount of damages shall be fixed by the verdict of the jury.

(Code 1907, §95; Code 1923, §100; Code 1940, T. 12, §217.)