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Art. 1734.  Fixing the bond; calling the jury venire

A.  Except as otherwise provided by R.S. 13:3105 et seq., when the case has been set for trial, the court shall fix the amount of the bond to cover all costs related to the trial by jury and shall fix the time for filing the bond, which shall be no later than sixty days prior to trial.  Notice of the fixing of the bond shall be served on all parties.  If the bond is not filed timely, any other party shall have an additional ten days to file the bond.

B.  When the bond has been filed, the clerk of court shall order the jury commission to draw a sufficient number of jurors to try and determine the cause, such drawing to be made in accordance with R.S. 13:3044.

Acts 1987, No. 148, §1; Acts 1995, No. 148, §1; Acts 2005, No. 28, §1.



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