CRIMINAL PROSECUTIONS, COSTS
                 Act of Jun. 29, 1923, P.L. 973, No. 393              Cl. 16
                                  AN ACT

     Providing for the payment by counties of expenses incurred by
        the district attorney, and making such expenses a part of the
        costs of the case where the defendant is convicted.

        Compiler's Note:  Section 2901 of Act 130 of 1955 provided
            that Act 212 is repealed insofar as it relates to
            counties of the third through eighth class.
        Compiler's Note:  Section 3301 of Act 230 of 1953 provided
            that Act 212 is repealed insofar as it relates to
            counties of the second class.
        Section 1.  Be it enacted, &c., That all necessary expenses
     incurred by the district attorneys of any county of this
     Commonwealth or his assistants, or any officer directed by him,
     in the investigation of crime and the apprehension and
     prosecution of persons charged with or suspected of the
     commission of crime, shall be paid by the respective counties,
     out of moneys in the county treasury, upon the approval of the
     bill of expense by the district attorney and the court of their
     respective counties. And in cases where a defendant is convicted
     and sentenced to pay the costs of prosecution and trial, the
     expenses of the district attorney, in connection with such
     prosecution, shall be considered a part of the costs of the
     cases and be paid by the defendant.