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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 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 229 : Bail and Recognizances

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 7562)
  • § 7562. Relief of bail—warrant to arrest and commit

    If a surety or a person who has posted bail wishes to surrender the principal in discharge of the person’s obligations under the bond or bail agreement, the person may apply in writing to a judicial officer, as defined in subsection 7554(f) of this title, for a warrant to apprehend and detain the principal. The court shall, absent good cause shown, thereupon issue such warrant, and on detention of the principal, the person’s obligation under the bond or bail agreement shall be discharged. (Amended 2001, No. 124 (Adj. Sess.), § 6, eff. June 5, 2002.)