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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 69: Surrender of principal after default; remission of penalty

Section 69. Bail may surrender their principal at any time after default made upon the recognizance, or the principal may surrender himself, in the manner provided in the preceding section; and the court where the default is recorded may, upon application, remit the whole or any part of the penalty, if satisfied that the default of the principal was not with the connivance or consent of the bail.