THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (EXCERPT)
Act 175 of 1927
776.18 Assistant; right of prosecutor to procure; compensation; prohibition.
The prosecuting attorney may procure the assistance in the trial of any person charged with a felony as he or she considers necessary. The prosecuting attorney may appoint an assistant to perform his or her duties during a period when the prosecuting attorney is unable to perform those duties. An assistant appointed under this section shall be paid reasonable compensation as determined by the board of supervisors or the board of county auditors, as applicable, for those services. No person shall be employed or appointed as assistant prosecutor who is interested as an attorney or otherwise in a case involving the same facts or circumstances involved in a case to be conducted or tried by the assistant prosecutor or who has received any compensation from any person with an interest in those cases.
History: 1927, Act 175, Eff. Sept. 5, 1927
CL 1929, 17508
CL 1948, 776.18
Am. 2012, Act 72, Imd. Eff. Apr. 6, 2012
Former Law: See Act 195 of 1879, being How., § 560; CL 1897, § 2569; CL 1915, § 2418; and Act 258 of 1915.
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