§2111. Natchitoches; surplus in civil fee account
When a surplus of filing fees and costs or unclaimed fees and costs has accumulated in the City Court of Natchitoches' civil fee account and the surplus or unclaimed fees and costs have remained unclaimed for a period of five years or more, the judge of the court may transfer the amount of the surplus or the amount of the unclaimed fees and costs that remain unclaimed after notice to the depositors by publication in the legal journal of the parish or by other reasonable means to the operating fund known as the judicial expense account of the court. This Section shall not affect the payment of civil fees to which the judge is entitled pursuant to R.S. 13:1874(A). The provisions of this Section shall not affect any claim or right granted to a claimant by the provisions of the Uniform Unclaimed Property Act, R.S. 9:151 et seq. After transfer of the surplus funds from the civil fee account to the judicial expense account of the court, the city court shall remain liable for the full amount of any viable claim for unclaimed property in accordance with any other provision of law.
Acts 1997, No. 572, §1; Acts 2004, No. 471, §1.