§62-4-10. Discharge from confinement; allowances for labor while
Any person imprisoned for the purposes stated in the preceding
section may be discharged from confinement at any time by the court
wherein he was sentenced, and in no event shall his confinement,
for failure to pay a fine and costs, exceed the term of six months.
Any person confined in prison who is required to perform labor
under the provisions of article fifteen, chapter seventeen of this
code, shall be allowed, as a credit upon the fine and costs for
which he is liable, the sum of one dollar and fifty cents a day for
each day he has so labored, and when the amount of such credits
equals the amount of the fine and costs he shall be discharged from
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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