2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
CHAPTER 5 - OFFENSES AGAINST CIVIL RIGHTS
SECTION 16-5-140. Enforcement of chapter.


SC Code § 16-5-140 (2013) What's This?

Sheriffs, constables and other officers in the several circuits or counties vested with powers of arresting, imprisoning and bailing offenders against the laws of this State shall institute proceedings against every person who shall violate the provisions of this chapter and cause them to be arrested, imprisoned or bailed, as the case may require, for a trial before such court as shall have jurisdiction of the offense.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-112; 1952 Code Section 16-112; 1942 Code Section 1389; 1932 Code Section 1389; Cr. C. '22 Section 319; Cr. C. '12 Section 329; Cr. C. '02 Section 242; G. S. 2576; R. S. 207; 1871 (14) 566.

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