Section 11-5-7

When to execute summons, writs, etc.

When the sheriff is interested in any cause or proceeding, such interest not appearing on the face thereof, the judge of probate may on a proper showing by affidavit direct the coroner to execute the summons, writ, or other process in such cause or proceeding.

(Code 1852, §806; Code 1867, §941; Code 1876, §857; Code 1886, §928; Code 1896, §1079; Code 1907, §107; Code 1923, §162; Code 1940, T. 12, §60.)