Section 9-11-24

Violation of fish and game laws - Assessment of court costs.

(a) Except as otherwise provided in subsections (b) and (c), the total court costs assessed against a defendant convicted of a game and fish violation pursuant to this chapter shall not exceed the amount of any fine assessed against the defendant.

(b) This section shall not apply to a conviction for hunting at night in violation of Section 9-11-235, or for hunting on the lands of another without permission pursuant to Section 9-11-241.

(c) This section shall not apply to or take into account any court costs specifically levied by constitutional amendment or to any court costs which are specifically pledged to the repayment of a bond issue.

(d) Any court cost reduction provided by this section shall be remitted on a proportional basis in the same manner as total court costs otherwise provided except for court costs excepted pursuant to subsection (c) which shall be remitted in full as otherwise provided.

(Act 2000-746, p. 1667, §1.)