Section 12-16-198

Issuance of subpoenas for witnesses by district attorneys.

District attorneys shall have authority, and it shall be their duty, to issue a subpoena for any person whom they may desire to appear before the grand jury to give evidence of any violation of the law.

(Code 1852, §85; Code 1867, §3627; Code 1876, §4215; Code 1886, §4348; Code 1896, §5034; Code 1907, §7295; Code 1923, §8677; Code 1940, T. 30, §84.)