Section 6-9-22

When execution to issue - Prior to time prescribed.

Upon the entry of judgment, execution may be issued by leave of the court before the time prescribed in the Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure for the issuing of executions, the plaintiff, his agent, or attorney showing sufficient cause therefor by affidavit; but the defendant is not prevented thereby from moving for a new trial nor deprived of any right he would otherwise have had.

(Code 1852, §2426; Code 1867, §2841; Code 1876, §3183; Code 1886, §2886; Code 1896, §1884; Code 1907, §4082; Acts 1915, No. 206, p. 270; Code 1923, §7797; Code 1940, T. 7, §510.)