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§ 99-15-7. Conservators of the peace; prosecutor and witnesses may be required to give bond.
 

The conservator of the peace may require the prosecutor and witnesses appearing before him, in any case of examination for felony or other crime, to enter into bond or recognizance, in such sum as he may deem proper, with or without security, as he may think the interest of justice to demand, for their appearance to prosecute or give evidence touching the offense, before him on further examination or in the circuit court; and, in default of such bond or recognizance, he may commit the defaulter to jail until he give bail or be otherwise discharged by due course of law. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1857, ch. 64, art. 330; 1871, § 2823; 1880, § 3114; 1892, § 1462; 1906, § 1535; Hemingway's 1917, § 1297; 1930, § 1322; 1942, § 2570.