Difference between revisions of "Recognizance"

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'''Recognizance''' means an [[obligation]] entered into before a [[court]] whereby the recognizor acknowledges that he will do a specific act required by [[law]].
 
'''Recognizance''' means an [[obligation]] entered into before a [[court]] whereby the recognizor acknowledges that he will do a specific act required by [[law]].
  
For example, an arrested person may be released on their "own recognizance".  
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For example, an arrested person may be released on his "own recognizance".  
  
 
[[category:law]]
 
[[category:law]]

Revision as of 22:21, 9 February 2010

Recognizance means an obligation entered into before a court whereby the recognizor acknowledges that he will do a specific act required by law.

For example, an arrested person may be released on his "own recognizance".