Section 12-17-120

Payment of money to successor.

The register, having in his hands at the expiration of his official term any money held by him subject to the further order or judgment of any court, shall, on demand of his successor in office, pay the same to him and, upon such payment, shall be discharged from further liability therefor.

(Code 1876, §649; Code 1886, §746; Code 1896, §666; Code 1907, §3084; Code 1923, §6516; Code 1940, T. 13, §222.)