Section 12-13-13

Chief clerk of probate court - Oath and bond.

The chief clerk of the probate court, before he enters upon his duties, must take the oath directed to be taken by the officers of this state and give bond, with surety, payable to the probate judge, in such sum as he may prescribe, upon which bond such clerk shall be liable to such judge inconsequence of any act of misfeasance or malfeasance of such chief clerk in the duties of his office, which bond must be approved by the probate judge and filed and recorded in the office of the clerk of the circuit court of the county.

(Code 1852, §674; Code 1867, §796; Code 1876, §702; Code 1886, §795; Code 1896, §§3372, 3373; Code 1907, §5430; Code 1923, §9593; Code 1940, T. 13, §301.)