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§ 152‑9. Compensation of jurors at inquest.

All persons who may be summoned to act as jurors in any inquest held bya coroner over dead bodies, and who, in obedience thereto, appear and act assuch jurors, shall be entitled to the same compensation in per diem and mileageas is allowed by law to jurors acting in the superior courts. The coroners ofthe respective counties are authorized and empowered to take proof of thenumber of days of service of each juror so acting, and also of the number ofmiles traveled by such juror in going to and returning from such place ofinquest, and shall file with the board of commissioners of the county a correctaccount of the same, which shall be, by such commissioners, audited and paid inthe manner provided for the pay of jurors acting in the superior courts. (Code, ss. 659, 660; Rev., s. 1053; C.S., s. 1022; Ex.Sess. 1924, c. 65.)