COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
CERTAIN WRITS AND PROCEEDINGS IN SPECIAL CASES
HABEAS CORPUS AND PERSONAL LIBERTY
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.