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§ 99-3-17. Offender must be taken before proper officer without delay.
 

Every person making an arrest shall take the offender before the proper officer without unnecessary delay for examination of his case, except as otherwise provided in Section 99-3-18. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1857, ch. 64, art. 279; 1871, § 2779; 1880, § 3029; 1892, § 1378; 1906, § 1450; Hemingway's 1917, § 1207; 1930, § 1230; 1942, § 2473; Laws,  1980, ch. 446, § 2, eff from and after July 1, 1980.