§51-3-13. Power of judges of circuit courts to act during
vacation of court.
The limitations upon the powers of circuit court judges to act
in or during the vacation of the court as heretofore existed,
either at common law or as may exist elsewhere in this code, to the
contrary notwithstanding, a judge of a circuit court may do any act
or take any proceeding in any action or proceeding, whether civil,
criminal or otherwise, which is instituted or pending before the
court during the vacation of such court to the same extent as such
judge could act during the term of such court.