If the prisoner is admitted to bail and fails to appear and surrender according to the conditions of the bond or undertaking, the judge or magistrate, by proper order, shall declare the bond or undertaking forfeited, and order the immediate arrest of the prisoner if the prisoner is within this state. Recovery may be had on the bond or undertaking in the name of the state as in the case of other bonds or undertakings given by the accused in criminal proceedings within this state.

Terms Used In Alaska Statutes 12.70.170 - Forfeiture of bail

  • arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • state: means the State of Alaska unless applied to the different parts of the United States and in the latter case it includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Alaska Statutes 01.10.060