Section 12-19-132

Issuance to witness of certificate of sum entitled to for attendance, etc.; proof of attendance by witness.

(a) After the trial, continuance of the cause or discharge of the witness, the clerk must, on his application and upon his oath, give the witness a certificate setting forth the cause in which he was a witness, the party by whom he was summoned or on whose request he attended, the number of day he attended as a witness and the sum to which he is entitled for his attendance, travel, ferriage and tolls, which he must also enter, either upon the subpoena docket or book to be kept for that purpose.

(b) The witness must prove his attendance within five days after his attendance as such witness.

(Code 1852, §§2380, 2381; Code 1867, §§2784, 2785; Code 1876, §§3133, 3134; Code 1886, §§2842, 2843; Code 1896, §§1337, 1338; Code 1907, §§3674, 3675; Code 1923, §§7234, 7235; Code 1940, T. 11, §§45, 46.)