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Section 17-16-76

Execution for costs.

After the determination of the contest, the Clerk of the House of Representatives must tax the costs accrued and certify the amount of each separate item, the name of the person entitled thereto, and the result of such contest and the names of the sureties on the bond for contest, to the clerk of the circuit court of Montgomery County, and the clerk must thereupon issue execution against the unsuccessful party, which execution must be made returnable in 30 days after its issue; and alias and pluries executions may be issued as often as may be necessary. And if it be certified that the determination of the contest was against the contestant, the execution must issue against the sureties on the bond for the contest as well as against the contestant.

(Code 1896, §1685; Code 1907, §491; Code 1923, §581; Code 1940, T. 17, §267; §17-15-63; amended and renumbered by Act 2006-570, p. 1331, §83.)
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