Section 12-20-24

Removal of court records or papers.

No records or papers of any court shall be removed out of the county, except in cases of invasion or insurrection whereby the same may be endangered, unless by order of the court; provided, that any noncurrent records or papers may be deposited in the Department of Archives and History at the discretion of the judge or clerk of said court.

(Code 1852, §564; Code 1867, §640; Code 1876, §545; Code 1886, §651; Code 1896, §2643; Code 1907, §5734; Code 1923, §10127; Code 1940, T. 7, §3; Acts 1945, No. 291, p. 482.)