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6-129: ENFORCEMENT OF FINES AND COSTS, IMPRISONMENT, WORK AND COMMUNITY SERVICE 1 :
A. If a defendant who is financially able refuses or neglects to pay a fine or costs, or both, payment may be enforced by imprisonment until the same shall be satisfied at the rate of five dollars ($5.00) per day.
B. If the defendant is without means to pay the fine or costs, the municipal judge may direct the total amount due to be entered upon the court minutes and to be certified to the district court where it shall be entered upon the district court docket and shall have the full force and effect of a district court judgment. Thereupon the same remedies shall be available for the enforcement as are available to any other judgment creditor.
C. All prisoners confined to jail on conviction or on plea of guilty may be compelled, if their health permits, to work on community projects, the public streets, avenues or ways, public buildings or other public premises or property. For each day of such work, the prisoner or defendant shall be credited for two (2) days of imprisonment toward any fine or costs or witness or juror fees or mileage until the same are satisfied.
D. The town shall direct where the work shall be performed. The appropriate officer shall oversee the work. If a guard is necessary, the chief of police shall make provision therefor. (1998 Code)
2. 11 OS § 27-122; 57 OS §§ 227, 228.