2022 Georgia Code
Title 9 - Civil Practice
Chapter 10 - Civil Practice and Procedure Generally
Article 7 - Continuances
§ 9-10-159. Legislator Attending General Assembly Excused as Witness; Deposition in Civil Case

Universal Citation: GA Code § 9-10-159 (2022)

Any person summoned as a witness in any case shall be excused by the judge from attending the court by reason of his attendance as a legislator in the General Assembly. In all civil cases it shall be the right of either party thereto to take the deposition, as provided by law, of any person desired to be used as a witness in the case who is a member of the General Assembly when the session of the General Assembly conflicts with the session of the court in which such case is to be tried.

History. Ga. L. 1905, p. 93, § 2; Civil Code 1910, § 5712; Code 1933, § 81-1407.

Cross references.

Corresponding provision relating to criminal procedure, § 17-8-28 .

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