CRIMES, PUNISHMENTS AND PROCEEDINGSIN CRIMINAL CASES (Chapters 263 through 280)
PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES
INDICTMENTS AND PROCEEDINGS BEFORE TRIAL
Compensation of counsel of prisoner
Section 55. A justice of the court, sitting at the trial or other proceedings upon an indictment for murder, may allow reasonable compensation for the services of counsel assigned to defend the prisoner if he is otherwise unable to procure counsel, and such compensation shall be paid by the county where the indictment is found.