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Illinois Compiled Statutes 725 ILCS 5 Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Section 107-12

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    (725 ILCS 5/107-12) (from Ch. 38, par. 107-12)

    Sec. 107-12. Notice to appear.

    (a) Whenever a peace officer is authorized to arrest a person without a warrant he may instead issue to such person a notice to appear.

    (b) The notice shall:

    (1) Be in writing;

    (2) State the name of the person and his address, if known;

    (3) Set forth the nature of the offense;

    (4) Be signed by the officer issuing the notice; and

    (5) Request the person to appear before a court at a certain time and place.

    (c) Upon failure of the person to appear a summons or warrant of arrest may issue.

    (d) In any case in which a person is arrested for a Class C misdemeanor or a petty offense and remanded to the sheriff other than pursuant to a court order, the sheriff may issue such person a notice to appear.

(Source: P.A. 83-693.)

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