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Recognizance under s. 810 (Peace Bond)

Recognizance under s. 810 (Peace Bond)

This fact sheet explains a recognizance under s. 810 of the Criminal Code, also known as a peace bond. You must "keep the peace." If you fail to comply with the conditions of a peace bond, you may be charged with a criminal offence. A peace bond is for a set amount of money, for up to one year.

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