SEC. 69-13-329. Authority of person other than county ranger as to estrays; fees.
A justice of the peace, where there is a county ranger, shall not have authority to do any act concerning estrays, except to take the information from the taker up and to issue the summons for the appraisers; and he shall be entitled to the same fee for such service as the ranger, to be collected and paid over by the ranger; but if there be not a ranger, a justice of the peace may perform all the duties.
SOURCES: Codes, 1892, Sec. 1730; 1906, Sec. 1908; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 1556; 1930, Sec. 5464; 1942, Sec. 4892.