Bound Over

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Definition: Bound Over

Full Definition of Bound Over

For example, ‘bound over to be of good behaviour and to keep the peace’. If a person is bound over after conviction he or she is released, subject to a recognizance (see:¬†Recognizance). The effect is that the offender’s good behaviour is assured by the threat of forfeit of money.

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Definition Sources

Definitions for Bound Over are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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