25-2123. Effect of punishment upon criminal liability.

Persons punished for contempt under the preceding provisions shall nevertheless be liable to indictment, if such contempt shall amount to an indictable offense; but the court before which the conviction shall be had may, in determining the punishment, take into consideration the punishment before inflicted in mitigation of the sentence.

Source:R.S.1867, Code § 671, p. 513; R.S.1913, § 8238; C.S.1922, § 9191; C.S.1929, § 20-2123; R.S.1943, § 25-2123.