§50-3-6. Collection of costs and fines.
On motion of the prosecuting attorney, the magistrate court
may issue execution or employ other means of enforcing judgment to
collect fines and costs imposed in proceedings before the court and
tax the cost thereof as a part of the execution or other process.
Such execution or other process shall be directed to the sheriff
for collection. The sheriff shall collect the fees prescribed for
his services from the party from whom the fine or costs are being
collected. Money so collected shall be paid by the sheriff to the
magistrate court and shall be paid by the magistrate court in the
manner provided by law.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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