Section 12-19-133

Effect of certificate of attendance; obligation of witness to appear in same case when fees not paid.

The certificate issued to the witness entitles him to demand, of the party summoning or at whose request he attended, the amount therein stated and is presumptive evidence that such amount is due in any proceeding instituted for its recovery; and, if in any civil case, on demand therefor of the party, his agent or attorney, the same is not paid, the witness is not obliged to appear again as a witness in the same case until his fees are paid.

(Code 1852, §2388; Code 1867, §2793; Code 1876, §3141; Code 1886, §2850; Code 1896, §1341; Code 1907, §3678; Code 1923, §7238; Code 1940, T. 11, §49.)