§59-1-29. Collection of such fees.
Each clerk of the county commission, sheriff, clerk of the
circuit court and prosecuting attorney shall have charge of and
collect the fees, costs, percentages, penalties, commissions,
allowances, compensation, income and all other perquisites of
whatever kind which are now or may hereafter be allowed by law.
Whenever there remain due the county and unpaid, for a period of
more than six months, any fees, costs, percentages, penalties,
commissions, allowances, compensation, income or any other
perquisites of any kind, it shall be the duty of the county
commission, or other tribunal in lieu thereof, by the prosecuting
attorney, to proceed to the collection thereof in the circuit court
or magistrate court, upon motion whereof the defendant and the
sureties on his bond shall have at least twenty days' notice, or in
any other manner provided for by law, and the amount so collected
shall be paid into the county treasury to the credit of the general
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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