Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 24.16. Application For Out-County Witness
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Art. 24.16.   APPLICATION FOR OUT-COUNTY
WITNESS. Where, in misdemeanor cases in which confinement in jail
is a permissible punishment, or in felony cases, a witness resides
out of the county in which the prosecution is pending, the State or
the defendant shall be entitled, either in term-time or in
vacation, to a subpoena to compel the attendance of such witness on
application to the proper clerk or magistrate. Such application
shall be in the manner and form as provided in Article 24.03.
Witnesses in such misdemeanor cases shall be compensated in the
same manner as in felony cases. This Article shall not apply to
more than one character witness in a misdemeanor case.
Acts 1965, 59th Leg., p. 317, ch. 722, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1966.
Last modified: August 11, 2007