SEC. 43-23-13. Warrant for failure to obey summons.
Sections 43-23-1, 43-23-3, 43-23-5, 43-23-7, 43-23-9, 43-23-11, 43-23-13, 43-23-15, 43-23-17, 43-23-19, 43-23-21, 43-23-23, 43-23-25, 43-23-27, 43-23-29, 43-23-31, 43-23-33, 43-23-35, 43-23-37, 43-23-39, 43-23-41, 43-23-43, 43-23-45, 43-23-47, 43-23-49, 43-23-51, 43-23-53 and 43-23-55, Mississippi Code of 1972, which provide for the establishment and operation of family courts, are repealed.
If any person summoned as herein provided shall, without reasonable cause (the judge to determine what is reasonable cause) fail to appear, he may be proceeded against for contempt of court. In case the summons cannot be served, or the parties served with summons fail to obey the same, or in any case when it shall be made to appear to the court that the service of summons will be ineffectual, or the welfare of a child requires that he shall be brought forthwith into the custody of the court, a warrant may be issued against the parent, parents, guardian, or custodian, or against the child himself.
SOURCES: Codes, 1942, Sec. 7187-07; Laws, 1964, ch. 328, Sec. 7, eff from and after passage (approved May 22, 1964). This section is repealed by Laws 1999, Ch. 432, Sec. 2 when such law is effectuated under Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, as amended and extended.