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§ 99-15-39. Change of venue; defendant to be tried on copy of indictment; specific objections to defects in transcript required.
 

The defendant, on a change of venue, shall be tried on the copy of the indictment so certified; and the record, proceedings, and papers therein copied and certified, shall, in all respects become, be received, read, and taken as the original record, papers and proceedings in the said cause, and shall have the same force and effect. Defects in the transcript shall not avail the accused if he do not object to them specifically before trial. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1857, ch. 64, art. 300; 1871, § 2764; 1880, § 3063; 1892, § 1413; 1906, § 1586; Hemingway's 1917, § 1244; 1930, § 1267; 1942, § 2510.