25-1540. Sale on execution; disposition of proceeds.

If on any sale made as aforesaid, there shall be in the hands of the sheriff or other officer more money than is sufficient to satisfy the writ or writs of execution, with interest and costs, the sheriff or other officer shall, on demand, pay the balance to the defendant in execution, or his legal representatives.

Source:R.S.1867, Code § 507, p. 480; R.S.1913, § 8086; C.S.1922, § 9022; C.S.1929, § 20-1540; R.S.1943, § 25-1540.