Section 11-43-9

Fees, salary, compensation, etc., of officers not to be increased or diminished during term of office.

The fees, salary, compensation, or emoluments of any officer whose election or appointment is required or authorized by the applicable provisions of this title shall not be increased nor diminished during the term for which he shall have been elected or appointed, and no gratuitous appropriation in any case shall be made to or for the benefit of any officer or employee in addition to his salary.

(Code 1907, §1257; Code 1923, §1998; Code 1940, T. 37, §411.)