Section 12-21-247

Conditional judgment against defaulting witnesses - Entry.

Any witness who is duly summoned in a criminal case and who fails to appear as commanded shall forfeit $100.00 to the party at whose instance he was summoned, for which a conditional judgment must be entered against him.

(Code 1852, §672; Code 1867, §4224; Code 1876, §4929; Code 1886, §4470; Code 1896, §5294; Code 1907, §7891; Code 1923, §5629; Code 1940, T. 15, §302.)