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Title 15 - Civil Remedies and Procedures
REFEREES AND MASTERS
SECTION 15-31-150. Appointment of special referees; compensation; authority.
The provisions of Sections 14-2-50, 14-11-10 to 14-11-90; 14-11-310; 14-31-10 to 15-31-80; 15-39-380 to 15-39-400, and 15-39-490 shall not be construed as preventing a circuit court from appointing a special referee in the manner as provided in Section 15-31-140. Special referees shall be compensated by the parties involved. Special referees shall have the same authority as masters-in-equity and shall be accountable to the appointing court.