STATE PRISON AND COUNTY JAILS
20-610. Service of papers on sheriff for prisoner. A sheriff or jailer upon whom a paper in a judicial proceeding, directed to a prisoner in his custody, is served, must forthwith deliver it to the prisoner with a note thereon of the time of its service. For a neglect to do so he is liable to the prisoner for all damages occasioned thereby.
[(20-610) 1863, p. 475, sec. 28; R.S., R.C., & C.L., sec. 8537; C.S., sec. 9427; I.C.A., sec. 20-613.]