SEC. 11-1-9. Continuance of action or proceeding where counsel is legislator.
In any cause now pending or which shall hereafter be pending before any court of this state or before any administrative board, agency or commission of this state or before any court or administrative agency or any county or municipality of this state in which an application for continuance is properly made, predicated upon the ground that the counsel for the party making said application is a member of the Mississippi legislature and if said application is made at a time when the legislature is in session, either regular or extraordinary, or if said legislature will be in session at the time that said cause would be triable, then the continuance shall be granted in all cases.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 1649.5; Laws, 1960, ch. 247; 1972, ch. 302, Sec. 1, eff from and after passage (approved February 25, 1972).