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Article31.

Supplemental Proceedings.

§ 1‑352.  Executionunsatisfied, debtor ordered to answer.

When an execution againstproperty of a judgment debtor, or any one of several debtors in the samejudgment, issued to the sheriff of the county where he resides or has a placeof business, or if he does not reside in the State, to the sheriff of thecounty where a judgment roll or a transcript of a judgment is filed, isreturned wholly or partially unsatisfied, the judgment creditor at any timeafter the return, and within three years from the time of issuing the execution, is entitled to an order from the court to which the execution isreturned or from the judge thereof, requiring such debtor to appear and answerconcerning his property before such court or judge, at a time and placespecified in the order, within the county to which the execution was issued. (C.C.P.,s. 264; 1868‑9, c. 95, s. 2; Code, s. 488, subsec. 1; Rev., s. 667; C.S.,s. 711; 1971, c. 268, s. 21.)