§ 19.2-134

When bail piece to be delivered to accused; form of bail piece

In all cases in which recognizances, at the suit of the Commonwealth, may have been, or shall hereafter be entered into, it shall be the duty of the clerk of the court in which, or in the clerk’s office of which, any recognizance is filed, to deliver to the accused and his sureties upon request, a bail piece, in substance, as follows: “A. B. of the county or city of ……, is delivered to bail, unto C. D. of the county or city of ……, at the suit of the Commonwealth. Given under my hand, this day of …….., in the year ………….”


Code 1950, § 19.1-123; 1960, c. 366; 1975, c. 495; 1991, c. 581; 1992, c. 576.


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