(725 ILCS 5/107-1) (from Ch. 38, par. 107-1)
Sec. 107-1. Definitions.
(a) A "warrant of arrest" is a written order from a court directed to a peace officer, or to some other person specifically named, commanding him to arrest a person.
(b) A "summons" is a written order issued by a court which commands a person to appear before a court at a stated time and place.
(c) A "notice to appear" is a written request issued by a peace officer that a person appear before a court at a stated time and place.
(Source: Laws 1963, p. 2836.)
Last modified: February 18, 2015