When an arrest is made of any person, for a violation of this division, the arresting officer may release such person without taking such person before a magistrate upon such person’s signing an agreement to appear in court or before a magistrate at a place and time designated by the arresting officer; provided, that when an arrest is made of a licensee or employee of a licensee the arresting officer shall release such licensee or employee without taking such licensee or employee before a magistrate upon such licensee or employee signing an agreement to appear in court or before a magistrate at a place and time designated by an arresting officer.
(Added by Stats. 1959, Ch. 199.)
Terms Used In California Business and Professions Code 24209
- Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
- Licensee: means any person authorized by a license, certificate, registration, or other means to engage in a business or profession regulated by this code or referred to in Sections 1000 and 3600. See California Business and Professions Code 23.8