TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-6
Warrants for Arrest

SECTION 12-6-3


§ 12-6-3 Surety for costs on complaint beyond trial jurisdiction of district court.

The judge or justice of the peace may, in all cases of complaint to any of them of the commission of any crime or offense which the district court has not jurisdiction to try and determine, before issuing any warrant on the complaint, require of the complainant surety for costs, as is required in cases which the court has jurisdiction to try and determine.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 160; G.L. 1909, ch. 281, § 13; G.L. 1923, ch. 331, § 13; G.L. 1938, ch. 501, § 13; G.L. 1956, § 12-6-3; P.L. 1969, ch. 239, § 17.)