192.68 COURTS, COMPENSATION; DISPOSITION OF FINES.
Subdivision 1. Transportation; per diem.
Members of general and special courts-martial
and courts of inquiry shall be allowed transportation in kind, and per diem pay as per military
grade for time actually employed in the duties assigned them. Transportation in kind shall be
furnished to all prosecutors, prisoners, witnesses, and sheriffs, to and from the place or places
designated for meetings of these courts. The per diem pay of military and civilian witnesses shall
be the same as in civil courts of law, and be paid by the adjutant general out of the appropriation
for the maintenance of the National Guard.
Subd. 2. Fines; costs of prosecution.
The proceeds of all fines in summary, general, and
special court-martial cases shall be paid to the adjutant general and paid into the maintenance
fund of the National Guard, and all costs of prosecution shall be paid out of the same fund.
Subd. 3. Fees for executing warrants or process.
Civil officers and National Guard
members executing the warrants or process of a military court shall receive as compensation
therefor the fees allowed by law for like service in the civil courts, which fees are to be taxed
by such court and, in summary cases, paid out of the military fund of the company of which the
accused is a member. All fees and expenses of trial in general and special courts-martial cases and
the fees of jailors in all cases for the keep of prisoners shall be paid by the adjutant general out of
the funds appropriated for the maintenance of the National Guard. No fees shall be allowed or
paid to such officers unless an itemized statement thereof is endorsed on and forthwith returned
with such warrant or process to the court issuing the same.
History: (2472) 1921 c 506 s 78; 1963 c 550 s 5; 1986 c 444; 2005 c 10 art 2 s 4