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USA Statutes : alabama
Title : Title 10 CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS AND ASSOCIATIONS.
Chapter : Chapter 07 PROSECUTION OF CORPORATIONS.
Section 10-7-1

Section 10-7-1
Docketing and issuance of notice of indictment.

When an indictment is returned against a corporation doing business in this state, such indictment shall be forthwith docketed, and the clerk of the court shall issue a notice thereof to the defendant corporation, accompanied by a certified copy of the indictment.



(Code 1896, §5316; Code 1907, §6624; Code 1923, §3727; Code 1940, T. 10, §199.)Section 10-7-2

Section 10-7-2
Service of notice and copy; when case stands for trial.

Such notice and copy may be served upon any officer or agent of the defendant corporation authorized by law to receive service of summons or other civil process issuing against such corporation, and upon the return of the sheriff showing proper service, the indictment stands for trial.



(Code 1896, §5317; Code 1907, §6625; Code 1923, §3728; Code 1940, T. 10, §200.)Section 10-7-3

Section 10-7-3
Entry of not guilty plea for corporation failing to appear, etc.

If the defendant corporation fails to appear and plead to the indictment, the court must cause the plea of not guilty to be entered for it, and the trial shall proceed as if the corporation had appeared and pleaded not guilty; but, in such case, proof must be made to the court that the person upon whom the notice and copy of the indictment were served was an officer or agent of the corporation authorized by law to receive such service.



(Code 1896, §5318; Code 1907, §6626; Code 1923, §3729; Code 1940, T. 10, §201.)Section 10-7-4

Section 10-7-4
Execution on judgment; stay thereof.

Upon the conviction of such corporation, judgment shall be entered against it for the fine imposed, together with the costs of the prosecution, and execution thereon shall forthwith issue against the property of the corporation; and other executions may issue thereon until such judgment is satisfied. But in case of appeal from such judgment, the execution thereof may be stayed as in civil cases.



(Code 1896, §5319; Code 1907, §6627; Code 1923, §3730; Code 1940, T. 10, §202.)

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