2010 Tennessee Code
Title 27 - Appeal And Review
Chapter 5 - Appeals from General Sessions Court and Municipal Officers
27-5-103 - Appeal bond Oath.

27-5-103. Appeal bond Oath.

(a)  Before the appeal is granted, the person appealing shall give bond with good security, as hereinafter provided, for the costs of the appeal, or take the oath for poor persons.

(b)  An appeal bond filed by a plaintiff or defendant pursuant to this chapter shall be considered sufficient if it secures the cost of the cause on appeal.

[Code 1858, § 3141 (deriv. Acts 1794, ch. 1, § 54); Shan., § 4872; Code 1932, § 9020; T.C.A. (orig. ed.), § 27-503; Acts 1988, ch. 647, §§ 1, 2.]  

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