If, by reason of the neglect of the defendant to appear, money deposited instead of bail is forfeited, and the forfeiture is not discharged or remitted, the clerk with whom it is deposited must, at the end of 180 days, unless the court has before that time discharged the forfeiture, pay over the money deposited to the county treasurer.
(Amended by Stats. 1965, Ch. 1926. Repealed pursuant to Section 1320.6 if and when that section takes effect.)
Terms Used In California Penal Code 1307
- 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.
- county: includes "city and county". See California Education Code 1012
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.