Title 78B - Judicial Code - Chapter 1 - Juries and Witnesses - Part 1 - Jury and Witness Act - Section 122 - Jurors and witnesses -- Justice court judge -- Certificate of attendance -- Records and reporting.


Published: 2015-05-12

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Effective 5/12/2015 78B-1-122 Jurors and witnesses -- Justice court judge -- Certificate of attendance -- Records and reporting.

Every justice court shall follow the established disbursement process for juror and witness fees within the town, city, or county, or use the following procedure. (1) A justice court judge shall provide to each person who has served as a juror or as a witness in

a criminal case when summoned for the prosecution by the county or city attorney, or for the defense by order of the court, a numbered certificate that contains:

(a) the name of the juror or witness; (b) the title of the proceeding; (c) the number of days in attendance; (d) the number of miles traveled if the witness has traveled more than 50 miles in going only; and (e) the amount due.

(2) The certificate shall be presented to the county or city attorney. When certified as being correct, it shall be presented to the county or city auditor and when allowed by the county executive or town council, the auditor shall draw a warrant for it on the treasurer.

(3) Every justice court judge shall keep a record of all certificates issued. The record shall show all of the facts stated in each certificate. On the first Monday of each month a detailed statement of all certificates issued shall be filed with the treasurer.

Amended by Chapter 99, 2015 General Session