Criminal Procedure

Bail and Recognizance

SECTION 12-13-16.1

§ 12-13-16.1 Forfeiture of bail.

In any criminal case, whenever, after a hearing, it has been shown to the satisfaction of the court that the defendant has left the jurisdiction of the court or has failed to appear as required or has failed to perform the condition of his or her recognizance, the court shall order that the bail and/or any security for bail be forfeited.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1982, ch. 321, § 1; P.L. 1986, ch. 435, § 1.)