§50-4-6. Return date in criminal proceedings; setting trial date.
When a warrant has been duly executed or when a defendant appears in response to a summons, the defendant shall be notified of the return date set by the court. The defendant shall appear before the magistrate on or before the return date. In the event a trial or preliminary examination is not expressly waived by such defendant, the magistrate shall set a date for such trial or preliminary examination and shall notify all parties.