days; and when any person shall be committed to prison, for the non-payment of any such fine, he shall be discharged at the expiration of thirty days.
• Sec. 9. Contempts committed in the immediate view and presence of the court, may be punished snmmarily; in other cases the party shall be notified of the accusation, and have a reasonable time to make his defence.
Sec. 10. Whenever any person shall be committed for any contempt specified in this chapter, the particular circumstances of his offence shall be set forth in the order or warrant of commitment.
Sec. 11. Nothing contained in the preceding sections, shall be construed to extend to any proceeding against parties or officers, as for a contempt, for the purpose of enforcing any civil right or remedy.
Sec. 12. Persons punished for a contempt under the preceding provisions, shall Notwithstanding be liable to indictment for such contempt, if the same be an indictable offence: but the court before which a conviction shall be had on such indictment, shall, in forming its sentence, take into consideration the punishment before inflicted.
Sec. 13. Whenever it shall be deemed unsafe or inexpedient, by reason of war, pestilence, or other public calamity, to hold any court at the time and place appointed therefor, the justices or judges of the court may appoint any other place within the same county, and any other time for holding the same.
Sec. 14. Every such appointment shall be made by an order in writing, signed by the justices or judges making the same, and shall be published by advertisement in such newspaper, or in such other manner as shall be required in the order.
Sec. 15. Whenever there shall be no court house in any county, or the court house shall, for any cause, be unsafe, inconvenient, or unfit for the holding of any court, the board of supervisors for such county may appoint some other convenient building, at, or in the vicinity of, the seat of justice for such county, as a temporary place for holding such court.
Sec. 16. The place so appointed shall be deemed the court house of the county for the time being, for all purposes.
Sec. 17. The sittings of every court within this state shall be public, and every citizen may freely attend the same.
Sec. 18. No judge of any court can sit as such, in any cause in which ho is a party, or in which he is interested, or in which he would be excluded from being a juror by reason of consanguinity or affinity to either of the parties; nor can any judge decide or take part in the decision of, any question which shall have been argued in the court, when he was not present and sitting therein as a judge.
Sbc. 19. No judge of an appellate court, or of any court to which a writ of certiorari or of error shall be returnable, shall decide, or take part in the decision of any cause or matter which shall have been determined by him while sitting as a judge of any other court.
Sec. 20. No judge can practice or act as a counsellor, solicitor or attorney, in the court of which he is a judge, except in those suits in which he shall be a party, or in the subject matter of which he shall be interested.
Sec. 21. No judge shall have any partner practicing in the court of which he is a judge; nor shall any judge be directly or indirectly interested in the costs of any suit that shall be brought in the court of
which he is a judge, except in those suits in which he shall be a party, or be interested. .