Section 14-6-8


Published: 2015

Subscribe to a Global-Regulation Premium Membership Today!

Key Benefits:

Subscribe Now
Section 14-6-8

Section 14-6-8Removal of prisoners - Fire.

When the county jail or any building contiguous thereto is on fire and there is reason to apprehend that the prisoners may be thereby injured or endangered, the sheriff or jailer may remove them to a safe and convenient place and confine them there so long as may be necessary to avoid the danger.

(Code 1852, §248; Code 1867, §3796; Code 1876, §4496; Code 1886, §4544; Code 1896, §4955; Code 1907, §7200; Code 1923, §4810; Code 1940, T. 45, §128.)