Section 6-6-596

Effect of informant's death.

On the death of the informant pending the action, it may be continued in the name of the surviving informant or of any person who, on application, having first given security for the costs, is substituted in his place; but, on the death of all the informants, if no person is substituted in their place, the action shall be dismissed.

(Code 1852, §§2658, 2659; Code 1867, §§3086, 3087; Code 1876, §§3426, 3427; Code 1886, §3173; Code 1896, §3427; Code 1907, §5460; Code 1923, §9939; Code 1940, T. 7, §1143.)