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Title 24 : Municipal and County Government

Chapter 005 : COUNTY OFFICERS; POWERS AND DUTIES

Subchapter 006 : High Bailiff

(Cite as: 24 V.S.A. § 333)
  • § 333. Confinement of sheriff; vacancy

    A high bailiff by virtue of a writ or other process directed to him or her against the sheriff may commit the sheriff to the Commissioner of Corrections. While the sheriff remains in confinement, or in case of vacancy in the office, the functions of the sheriff shall be exercised by the high bailiff, who shall have the powers and be subject to the liabilities of a sheriff until the sheriff is released from confinement or one is appointed and sworn into office. (1971, No. 199 (Adj. Sess.), § 17, eff. July 1, 1972.)