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§ 99-19-27. Convicts who violate terms of suspended sentence or parole are subject to arrest.
 

Every convicted offender of a criminal law who receives a parole or suspended sentence for a definite time, and fails to surrender himself to the proper authority for execution of sentence on expiration of such parole or suspended sentence, shall be regarded and treated as an escaped convict and subject as such to arrest and return to the proper authorities by any officer or citizen who could have made such arrest had such offender been an ordinary escaped prisoner, and shall be promptly returned to the proper authorities for execution of sentence. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1930, § 1299; 1942, § 2542; Laws,  1926, ch. 147.