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§ 99-15-28. Accused entitled to copy of affidavit or indictment without cost.
 

Any person alleged to have committed a criminal offense in violation of a state law, or ordinance of any political subdivision, which upon conviction carries a sentence of any length of time or fine of any amount, shall be entitled, upon request made by such person or their counsel, to receive a copy of the affidavit or indictment at any time after such affidavit is filed or indictment returned, provided that any person alleged to have committed a felony shall not be entitled to receive a copy of the indictment until after his arrest or apprehension, and such indictment shall be governed according to the provisions of Section 99-7-13, Mississippi Code of 1972, until such time as the person is arrested or apprehended. No charge or fee shall be imposed for any copy of an affidavit or indictment as herein provided. 
 

Sources: Laws,  1973, ch. 367, § 1, eff from and after passage (approved March 23, 1973).