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Officer failing to keep record of costs.
Section 839.12, Florida Statutes 2006

839.12  Officer failing to keep record of costs.--If any clerk of a court, sheriff, or county court judge neglects or refuses to keep a record book of the costs which she or he charges, she or he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.083 Such record book shall be prima facie evidence in the courts of the amounts charged therein, in all cases in which any such officer is prosecuted for charging more costs than are allowed by law.

History.--ss. 3, 4, ch. 3252, 1881; RS 2570; GS 3482; RGS 5355; CGL 7490; s. 1022, ch. 71-136; s. 32, ch. 73-334; s. 1323, ch. 97-102.