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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
  • TITLE IV CERTAIN WRITS AND PROCEEDINGS IN SPECIAL CASES
  • CHAPTER 248 HABEAS CORPUS AND PERSONAL LIBERTY
  • Section 20 Prisoners committed in civil actions for want of bail; bail

Section 20. If the prisoner has been committed on mesne process in a civil action for want of bail, and it appears that the amount for which bail was required is excessive and unreasonable, the court or justice shall decide how much bail is reasonable, and shall order that on giving such bail the prisoner shall be discharged.