Section 12-16-203

Finding of indictments for misdemeanors generally.

The grand jury shall not be bound to find an indictment for any misdemeanor, where no prosecutor appears, unless 12 of their number think it necessary for the public good.

(Code 1852, §546; Code 1867, §4096; Code 1876, §4769; Code 1886, §4352; Code 1896, §5038; Code 1907, §7299; Code 1923, §8681; Code 1940, T. 30, §88.)