Section 12-19-22

Assessment and distribution of fines, costs and fees in cases filed in circuit or district courts on or after January 16, 1977; assessment and distribution of fines, costs and fees in cases filed prior to January 16, 1977, in circuit courts and courts abolished; transfer to circuit clerks of costs, fees, etc., collected and in possession on January 15, 1977, of clerks of courts abolished.

(a) In all cases filed in the district or circuit court on or after January 16, 1977, fines, costs and fees shall be assessed and distributed according to this chapter.

(b) In all cases filed prior to January 16, 1977, in the circuit court or courts abolished by Acts 1975, No. 1205, all fines, costs and fees shall be assessed and distributed according to law in existence on date of filings, including moneys collected on or after January 16, 1977.

(c) All costs, fees and other funds collected by courts abolished by Acts 1975, No. 1205 and in the possession of clerks of such courts on January 15, 1977, shall be transferred to the circuit clerk of each county pursuant to rules of the Supreme Court.

(Acts 1975, No. 1205, p. 2384, §16-133.)