§62-6-6. Proceedings for fines for contempt or disobedience of
No court shall impose a fine upon a juror, witness or other
person, for disobedience of its process or any contempt, unless he
be present in a court at the time, or shall have been served with
a rule of the court, returnable to a time certain, requiring him to
show cause why the fine should not be imposed, and shall have
failed to appear and show cause.