2013 Mississippi Code
Title 25 - PUBLIC OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES; PUBLIC RECORDS
Chapter 3 - SALARIES AND COMPENSATION
GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 25-3-23 - Deputy chancery clerk in certain counties


MS Code § 25-3-23 (2013) What's This?

The board of supervisors of any county having two (2) judicial districts and having an assessed valuation of less than Five Million Dollars ($ 5,000,000.00) for the year 1945, and having a population of less than twenty thousand (20,000) based on the federal census of 1940, may, in their discretion, pay a salary not to exceed Twelve Hundred Dollars ($ 1200.00) per annum to a regular appointed deputy chancery clerk, who shall reside in and serve in the judicial district of the county other than the judicial district of the county in which the chancery clerk resides, provided the chancery clerk's office in both districts be kept open for official business during the hours required by law.

In counties having two (2) judicial districts, a regular appointed deputy chancery clerk in each judicial district, a total assessed valuation in excess of Fifteen Million Dollars ($ 15,000,000.00) for the year 1973 and in which Mississippi Highways 8 and 15 intersect, the chancery clerk or deputy clerks designated by him, may be allowed, payable monthly out of the county treasury such sum as the board of supervisors may allow, payable out of the general county fund; provided, the chancery clerk's office in both judicial districts be kept open for official business during the hours required by law. Provided, further, such amounts as may be allowed by the board of supervisors shall be in addition to all other compensation provided by law.

In counties having two (2) judicial districts, a regular appointed deputy chancery court clerk, a total assessed valuation in excess of Ninety Million Dollars ($ 90,000,000.00), a total population of more than one hundred nineteen thousand (119,000) according to the federal census for the year 1960, and two (2) cities located within such county, each of which had a population of more than thirty thousand (30,000) according to the federal census for the year 1960, the chancery clerk may be allowed, payable monthly out of the county treasury, such sum as the board of supervisors may allow, but not less than Four Hundred Dollars ($ 400.00) monthly, payable out of the general county fund of such county; and such amounts shall be in addition to all other allowances now provided by law.

In counties having two (2) judicial districts, a regular appointed deputy chancery court clerk, a total population of more than forty-nine thousand (49,000) but less than fifty thousand (50,000) according to the federal census of 1970, the board of supervisors may, in its discretion, pay a salary not to exceed Two Thousand Four Hundred Dollars ($ 2,400.00) per annum to a regular appointed deputy chancery clerk who shall reside in and serve in the judicial district of the county other than the judicial district of the county in which the chancery clerk resides, provided the chancery clerk's office in both districts be kept open for official business during the hours required by law.

The board of supervisors of any Class 4 county, having two (2) judicial districts, traversed by U.S. Highway 51, wherein Mississippi Highways 7 and 32 intersect, may, in its discretion, pay a salary not to exceed Three Hundred Fifty Dollars ($ 350.00) monthly to a regular appointed deputy chancery clerk who shall reside and serve in the judicial district of the county other than the judicial district in which the chancery clerk resides, provided the chancery clerk's office in both districts be kept open for official business during the hours required by law.

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