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AGO 1956 NO. 307 > Aug 2 1956

Where a change of venue is granted in a criminal case from the superior court of one county to the superior court of another county, and the defendant is acquitted after trial, the costs for jurors' fees shall be paid by the county in which the trial was had.  In such a situation, where counsel is appointed by the superior court to defend an indigent defendant, the statutory fees for such counsel shall be paid by the county in which said counsel was appointed.