2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 7 - Landlord and Tenant.
89-7-45 - Stay of proceedings.

§ 89-7-45. Stay of proceedings.

If the proceedings be founded upon the non-payment of rent, the issuance of the warrant for the removal of the tenant shall be stayed if the person owing the rent shall, before the warrant be actually issued, pay the rent due and the costs of the proceedings, or give such security as shall be satisfactory to the magistrate, to the person entitled to the rent, for the payment thereof and costs in ten days; and if the rent and costs shall not be paid accordingly, the warrant shall then issue as if the proceedings had not been stayed. 

Sources: Codes, 1857, ch. 41, art. 38; 1871, § 1658; 1880, § 1342; 1892, § 2556; 1906, § 2894; Hemingway's 1917, § 2392; 1930, § 2235; 1942, § 957.

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