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Forfeiture of Recognizance; Remission of Part of Penalty; Petition - Mich. Comp. Laws Section 772.14

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772.14 Forfeiture of recognizance; remission of part of penalty; petition.

Sec. 14.

If the court finds by admission or after a hearing that the conditions of the recognizance were violated, the court shall order the recognizance forfeited. The court may also require an additional recognizance with sufficient sureties to secure the peace. If the person fails to recognize, the court shall proceed as set forth in section 6 of this chapter. If a recognizance is forfeited, the court, upon a petition by the person, may remit a portion of the penalty, as the circumstances render just and reasonable.


History: 1927, Act 175, Eff. Sept. 5, 1927 ;-- CL 1929, 17401 ;-- CL 1948, 772.14 ;-- Am. 1980, Act 506, Imd. Eff. Jan. 22, 1981 ;-- Am. 1994, Act 71, Eff. July 1, 1994
Former Law: See section 17 of Ch. 162 of R.S. 1846, being CL 1857, § 5975; CL 1871, § 7841; How., § 9451; CL 1897, § 11815; and CL 1915, § 15642.

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