29. A person summoned for jury duty may, if he has a ground for exemption, and must, if disqualified, apply for exemption or to be declared disqualified. He may also apply to serve at any later session held within the next 12 months if he proves that his situation prevents him from serving during the session for which he was summoned.
Every person wishing to be exempted from jury duty or to serve at a later session shall complete the form prescribed under section 28 and accompany his application with an affidavit. If he was summoned at least 30 days before the day his attendance is required, he shall serve his application on the sheriff, by registered or certified mail, within 20 days from the service of the summons; in other cases, he shall submit his application in accordance with section 34.
1976, c. 9, s. 29; 1988, c. 65, s. 6.