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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

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Title 12 : Court Procedure

Chapter 125 : Arrest, Bail, and Recognizances

Subchapter 003 : Procedure for Arrest and Imprisonment

(Cite as: 12 V.S.A. § 3578)
  • § 3578. Pleading privilege from arrest

    (a) When a person is privileged from arrest on execution so informs the officer at the time the arrest is made and claims his or her privilege, the giving of a jail bond shall not be deemed a waiver thereof but the facts shall be sufficient defense to an action for breach of condition of the bond.

    (b) The person making the arrest shall state in his or her return of service of the execution that the person arrested made known to him or her and claimed his or her privilege from arrest. (Amended 1971, No. 185 (Adj. Sess.), § 106, eff. March 29, 1972.)