When a criminal action is removed to another county before trial, the costs of removal and trial shall be a charge against the county in which the indictment or information is filed. The judge of the court in the county to which the action is removed shall certify the amount of the cost incurred, giving the items thereof, to the clerk of the board of supervisors of the county from which removed, and the board shall audit and allow the amount certified and transmit a warrant therefor to the treasurer of the county to which the action was removed.
Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-4011
- Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
- Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
- Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.