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§ 99-15-3. Conservators of peace; power to take bonds and recognizances; forfeiture.
 

Any conservator of the peace has power to take all manner of bonds and recognizances from persons charged on affidavit with crimes and offenses, for their appearance in the circuit court to answer thereto, as well as for crimes and offenses committed in their presence. If any person fail to give bond or enter into recognizance, with the sureties prescribed, when required to do so by a conservator of the peace, he shall be committed to the county jail, there to remain until he comply or be otherwise discharged by due course of law. Every bond or recognizance so taken shall be returned to the circuit court before its next term. If any person so bound fail to appear in the circuit court, his bond or recognizance shall be adjudged forfeited, and otherwise proceeded with as provided by law. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1857, ch. 64, art. 328; 1871, § 2821; 1880, § 3112; 1892, § 1460; 1906, § 1533; Hemingway's 1917, § 1295; 1930, § 1320; 1942, § 2568.