Section 11-4-26

When claim to be paid though prior claims outstanding.

The county treasurer must not refuse the payment of any lawful and valid claim for the reason that claims of prior registration have not been paid if there is money in the treasury belonging to the fund sufficient to pay such prior claims and the claim so presented.

(Code 1896, §1430; Code 1907, §212; Code 1923, §305; Code 1940, T. 12, §35.)