Marginal note:Responsibility of sureties
764 (1) Where an accused is bound by recognizance to appear for trial, his arraignment or conviction does not discharge the recognizance, but it continues to bind him and his sureties, if any, for his appearance until he is discharged or sentenced, as the case may be.
Marginal note:Committal or new sureties
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), the court, justice or provincial court judge may commit an accused to prison or may require him to furnish new or additional sureties for his appearance until he is discharged or sentenced, as the case may be.
Marginal note:Effect of committal
(3) The sureties of an accused who is bound by recognizance to appear for trial are discharged if he is committed to prison pursuant to subsection (2).
Marginal note:Endorsement on recognizance
(4) The provisions of section 763 and subsections (1) to (3) of this section shall be endorsed on any recognizance entered into pursuant to this Act.
- R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 764
- R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 203
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