Section 36-9-3


Published: 2015

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Section 36-9-3

Section 36-9-3Judgment of insanity of officeholder vacates office.

When the incumbent of any office is, upon a proceeding in lunacy, adjudged to be of unsound mind, such office is vacated, and the judge of probate must certify the vacancy to the appointing power; but, if such proceeding is thereafter revoked or annulled, the officer shall, upon his own request, be restored to office.

(Code 1896, §3144; Code 1907, §1560; Code 1923, §2701; Code 1940, T. 41, §164.)