Section 12-16-12

When charge must be written and filed in record.

The charge of the judge must be taken down by the court reporter or by some stenographer appointed by the court and reduced to writing and filed as a part of the record proper of the case, unless both parties or their counsel waive the reporting and making the charge a part of the record.

(Code 1867, §2757; Code 1876, §3110; Code 1886, §2755; Code 1896, §3327; Code 1907, §5363; Code 1923, §9508; Code 1940, T. 7, §272; Acts 1943, No. 386, p. 359; Acts 1955, 2nd Ex. Sess., No. 67, p. 178.)