29-2023. Jury; discharged before verdict; effect; journal entry.

In case a jury shall be discharged on account of sickness of a juror, or other accident or calamity requiring their discharge, or after they have been kept so long together that there is no probability of agreeing, the court shall, upon directing the discharge, order that the reasons for such discharge shall be entered upon the journal; and such discharge shall be without prejudice to the prosecution.

Source:G.S.1873, c. 58, § 485, p. 830; R.S.1913, § 9126; C.S.1922, § 10151; C.S.1929, § 29-2023; R.S.1943, § 29-2023.

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