2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 15 - COURTS
CHAPTER 12 - JURIES
ARTICLE 3 - SELECTION OF JURORS
§ 15-12-45 - Loss or destruction of precepts
. Loss or destruction of precepts
(a) In case the precepts containing the names of grand and trial jurors drawn for any term of the court, or either of such precepts, are lost or destroyed before the persons named in them, or in either of them, have been served and there is no record or official list of the names contained in the original precepts so lost or destroyed, the jury commissioners of the county shall meet immediately on being informed of such loss or destruction and shall draw and deliver to the clerk of the court lists of the jurors so drawn. The clerk shall forthwith prepare and deliver to the proper officer new precepts to be served personally. The persons so drawn, listed, and served, if otherwise competent under the Constitution of this state, shall be competent and compellable to serve as jurors for the term for which they were drawn, without regard to the date of the drawing and delivering of the lists to the clerk or the date of the issuing or service of the precepts.
(b) In counties utilizing mechanical or electronic means for the selection of jurors, subsection (b) of Code Section 15-12-44
shall be applied in the event the precepts described in subsection (a) of this Code section are lost or destroyed prior to service on the persons named therein.
Graham Syfert - Jacksonville Lawyer