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§ 25-5-21. Notice of hearing.
 

When said petitions shall have been filed with the governor, within ten days of the filing thereof the governor shall cause true copies thereof (photostatic copies being sufficient) to be personally delivered by some officer of the county, designated in writing by the governor, to the officer sought to be removed, and shall in like manner and form cause to be personally served on said officer a notice to appear, if he desires, at a time to be fixed by the governor to show cause, if any he can, why the question of his removal should not be submitted to a vote of the qualified electors as hereinafter provided, which said notice shall be served upon said officer at least twenty days prior to the date when his appearance is required. The place of hearing shall be the county courthouse of the county in which the officer resides. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1942, § 4054-03; Laws,  1956, ch. 188, § 3, eff from and after passage (approved January 20, 1956).