Section 12-2-36

Ordering of judges to attend and hold court, etc., in other circuits.

Whenever the public good requires more judges than are regularly provided by law for the holding or attending the courts in any circuit of this state, the Chief Justice may order one or more judges living out of such circuit to attend and hold or assist in holding such courts.

In so holding or assisting in holding such court no two judges shall try cases in the same room at the same time, but such court may be held in separate divisions and the sheriff and county commission of such county wherein such court is ordered to be held, shall provide rooms for the accommodation or holding such court by such judge and said courts or divisions of courts may be held in any part of the courthouse or in buildings nearby the courthouse as fully and lawfully as if held in the courtroom regularly provided for holding such court.

(Acts 1915, No. 521, p. 592; Code 1923, §§10300, 10301; Code 1940, T. 13, §§42, 43.)