Title 15, Chapter 6, Section 90
(a) The amounts provided in subsection (a) of Code Section 15-6-88 and Code Sections 15-6-89 and 15-10-105, as increased by subsection (b) of Code Section 15-6-88, shall be increased by multiplying said amounts by the percentage which equals 5 percent times the number of completed four-year terms of office served by any clerk after December 31, 1976, effective the first day of January following the completion of each such period of service.
(b) The minimum salaries provided for in Code Sections 15-6-88 and 15-6-89, this Code section, and Code Sections 15-6-91 and 15-6-92 shall be considered as salary only. Expenses for deputy clerks, equipment, supplies, copying equipment, and other necessary and reasonable expenses for the operation of a clerk's office shall come from funds other than the funds specified as salary in such Code sections.
(c) This Code section shall not be construed to affect any local legislation, except where such local legislation provides for a salary lower than the salary provided in Code Sections 15-6-88 and 15-6-89, this Code section, and Code Sections 15-6-91 and 15-6-92, in which event such Code sections shall prevail.
(d) Code Sections 15-6-88 and 15-6-89, this Code section, and Code Sections 15-6-91 and 15-6-92 shall not be construed to reduce the salary of any clerk of the superior court presently in office.