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Section 15-6-22

Hearing; discharge of defendant; continuation of hearing.

When a person complained of is brought before the circuit, district or municipal court judge, he and his witnesses must be heard in his defense; and, if on hearing the witnesses on both sides it appears that there is no just reason to fear the commission of the offense, the defendant must be discharged. If the hearing is continued, the judge shall require the defendant to give bail for his appearance, and, failing to furnish the bail, the defendant must be committed to jail.

(Code 1852, §412; Code 1867, §3961; Code 1876, §4030; Code 1886, §4684; Code 1896, §5165; Code 1907, §7525; Code 1923, §5143; Code 1940, T. 15, §406.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Alabama > Title15 > Chapter6 > 15-6-22

Section 15-6-22

Hearing; discharge of defendant; continuation of hearing.

When a person complained of is brought before the circuit, district or municipal court judge, he and his witnesses must be heard in his defense; and, if on hearing the witnesses on both sides it appears that there is no just reason to fear the commission of the offense, the defendant must be discharged. If the hearing is continued, the judge shall require the defendant to give bail for his appearance, and, failing to furnish the bail, the defendant must be committed to jail.

(Code 1852, §412; Code 1867, §3961; Code 1876, §4030; Code 1886, §4684; Code 1896, §5165; Code 1907, §7525; Code 1923, §5143; Code 1940, T. 15, §406.)

State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Alabama > Title15 > Chapter6 > 15-6-22

Section 15-6-22

Hearing; discharge of defendant; continuation of hearing.

When a person complained of is brought before the circuit, district or municipal court judge, he and his witnesses must be heard in his defense; and, if on hearing the witnesses on both sides it appears that there is no just reason to fear the commission of the offense, the defendant must be discharged. If the hearing is continued, the judge shall require the defendant to give bail for his appearance, and, failing to furnish the bail, the defendant must be committed to jail.

(Code 1852, §412; Code 1867, §3961; Code 1876, §4030; Code 1886, §4684; Code 1896, §5165; Code 1907, §7525; Code 1923, §5143; Code 1940, T. 15, §406.)

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