§1-3-6. Payment of expenses.
All the expenses attending the publication of the notices, the
surveying, and the taking of the census, as required in sections
one and two of this article, shall be paid by the parties applying
for the proposed new county. The expenses incident to the election
in each county shall be paid by it and the laws relating to the
payment of general election expenses, so far as applicable, shall
govern such payment, but in the event that the proposed new county
is created, such election expenses shall be paid by the new county
to each county that made such expenditures.