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§ 99-19-15. Sentence; felon under age sixteen.
 

When the court shall be satisfied that a person who has been found guilty of a felony not capital is not more than sixteen, the punishment imposed may, in the discretion of the court, be imprisonment in the county jail not exceeding one year, instead of imprisonment in the penitentiary. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1880, § 3084; 1892, § 1440; 1906, § 1513; Hemingway's 1917, § 1271; 1930, § 1294; 1942, § 2537.