SEC. 11-27-19. Evidence; award; arguments of counsel; instructions.
Evidence may be introduced by either party, and the jury may, in the sound discresion of the judge, go to the premises, under the charge of the court as to conduct, conversation and actions as may be proper in the premises. Evidence of fair market value shall be established as of the date of the filing of the complaint. Any judgment finally entered in payment for property to be taken shall provide legal interest on the award of the jury from the date of the filing of the complaint until payment is actually made; provided, however, that interest need not be paid on any funds deposited by the plaintiff and withdrawn by the defendants prior to judgment. At the conclusion of the trial, the court shall instruct the jury in accordance with the Mississippi Rules of Civil Procedure.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 2749-10; Laws, 1971, ch. 520, Sec. 10. Laws, 1991, ch. 573, Sec. 65, eff from and after July 1, 1991.