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SEC. 75-17-7. Interest on judgments and decrees.
All judgments or decrees founded on any sale or contract shall bear interest at the same rate as the contract evidencing the debt on which the judgment or decree was rendered. All other judgments or decrees shall bear interest at a per annum rate set by the judge hearing the complaint from a date determined by such judge to be fair but in no event prior to the filing of the complaint.
SOURCES: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 47, art. 2 (3), ch. 54, art. 2 (38); 1857, ch. 50, arts. 1, 3, ch. 62, art. 100; 1871, Secs. 1269, 2279, 2281; 1880, Secs. 1141, 1143, 1958; 1892, Sec. 2350; 1906, Sec. 2680; Hemingway's 1917, Sec. 2078; 1930, Sec. 1949; 1942, Sec. 39; Laws, 1975, ch. 336, Sec. 1; 1989, ch. 311, Sec. 5, eff from and after July 1, 1989.
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