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SECTION 20
No imprisonment for non-payment of costs in certain cases
Civil Rights (CVR) CHAPTER 6, ARTICLE 3
§ 20. No imprisonment for non-payment of costs in certain cases. A
person shall not be arrested or imprisoned, for the non-payment of
costs, awarded otherwise than by a final judgment, or a final order,
made in a special proceeding instituted by state writ, except where an
attorney, counselor, or other officer of the court, is ordered to pay
costs for misconduct as such, or a witness is ordered to pay costs on an
attachment for non-attendance.