Section 12-21-241

Attendance of witnesses - Where case continued.

Where a case has been continued, it shall be the duty of the clerk of the circuit court or district court to issue a subpoena for all witnesses in such case when it is next set, and it shall be the duty of the sheriff to execute such subpoena by summoning the witnesses named therein. The circuit clerk shall, for the services required of him by this section, receive the same compensation that he receives for issuing the original subpoenas, and the sheriff shall receive the same compensation that he receives for serving the original summons. The costs accruing from the services performed as provided in this section shall be taxed and paid as other costs are taxed and paid in criminal cases.

(Code 1852, §666; Code 1867, §4218; Code 1876, §4924; Code 1886, §4461; Code 1896, §5285; Code 1907, §7882; Code 1923, §5620; Acts 1931, No. 575, p. 668; Code 1940, T. 15, §295.)