2020 Vermont Statutes
Title 13 - Crimes and Criminal Procedure
Chapter 181 - Arrest, Complaint, and Binding Over
§ 5503. Recognizance by complainant

Universal Citation: 13 V.S.A. § 5503.

§ 5503. Recognizance by complainant

A warrant to apprehend a person charged with a criminal offense shall not be granted by a district judge except on information or complaint of an informing or complaining officer, until such magistrate has taken security to his or her satisfaction, by way of recognizance to the person so charged, that the prosecutor will answer the damages if he or she does not prosecute his or her information to effect, and a minute of such recognizance shall be made as in civil causes. (Amended 1965, No. 194, § 10, operative February 1, 1967; 1973, No. 249 (Adj. Sess.), § 52, eff. April 9, 1974.)

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