Section 12-2-37

Forfeiture by judge failing to order or attend special session of court, etc.

For any failure of a judge to order such special session of court or to attend any such court after having called the same or, having been notified by the Chief Justice, to attend and to perform any of the duties required of him by Sections 12-2-33, 12-2-35 and 12-2-36 without a lawful excuse, either being sick himself or having sickness in his family or being engaged in holding court elsewhere or being lawfully absent from the state, he shall forfeit $100.00 to the state, to be recovered in the circuit court of Montgomery County, on motion of the Attorney General, in the name of the state on 10 days' notice.

(Acts 1915, No. 521, p. 592; Code 1923, §10302; Code 1940, T. 13, §44.)