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Section 17-16-48

Notice of nature of evidence.

No testimony must be received of any illegal votes or of the rejection of any legal votes in any contested election commenced under the provisions of this article unless the party complaining thereof has given to the adverse party notice in writing of the number of illegal votes and by whom given and for whom given, and at what precinct or voting place cast, or the number of legal votes rejected, and by whom offered, and at what precinct or voting place cast, which the party expects to prove on the trial. Such notice must be served personally or left at the residence or usual place of business of the adverse party at least 10 days before the taking of testimony in reference to such votes.

(Code 1896, §1687; Code 1907, §461; Code 1923, §551; Code 1940, T. 17, §237; §17-15-21; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §83.)
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