46.4511 Peace bond-Discharge of person complained of.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.4511]

When the person complained of is brought before the Chief Justice or the Associate Justice, he shall take testimony in relation thereto if the charge is controverted. If it appears that there is no just reason to fear the commission of the offense alleged to have been threatened, the person complained of must be discharged. If it appears that there is just reason to fear the commission of the offense, the person complained of may be required to enter into an undertaking running to the government, in such sum not exceeding $750, as the Chief Justice or the Associate Justice may direct, with one or more sufficient sureties approved by the court, to keep the peace, particularly toward the complainant, for a period of one year.

History: 1963, PL 8-3; 1966, PL 9-45.