§56-6-36a. Settling, signing and certifying bill of exceptions or
certificate in lieu thereof by judge other than judge
before whom case was tried.
In the event of the death or resignation of, or the expiration
of the term of office or a vacancy in the office for any other
cause of, the judge before whom a case was tried, or in the event
the trial judge becomes physically or mentally incapable of
discharging the duties of his office, a bill of exceptions as
provided for by section thirty-five of this article or a
certificate in lieu of a bill of exceptions as provided for by
section thirty-six of this article may be settled, signed and
certified by the successor in the office of such judge or by any
other judge authorized in such case to perform the duties of the
judge of such court, and any bill of exceptions or certificate in
lieu of a bill of exceptions signed and certified as aforesaid
shall have the same effect as if signed and certified by the judge
before whom such was tried.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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