Section 36-22-9


Published: 2015

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Section 36-22-9

Section 36-22-9Execution of process required of constables; compensation and liability therefor.

The sheriff is authorized to execute all process which is required to be executed by constables and shall receive the same fees and compensation therefor as constables, except in cases of forcible entry and detainer and unlawful detainer, and he and his sureties on his official bond shall be liable for any abuse of the process that he may execute under this section.

(Code 1876, §731; Code 1886, §811; Code 1896, §3741; Code 1907, §5873; Code 1923, §10199; Code 1940, T. 54, §18.)