§53-4-3. Bond may be required of petitioner.
The court or judge granting the writ may previously require
bond with security in a reasonable penalty, payable to the person
to whom the writ is directed, with condition that the petitioner
will not escape by the way, and for the payment of such costs and
charges as may be awarded against him. It shall be filed with the
other proceedings on the writ and may be sued on for the benefit of
any person injured by the breach of its condition.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2015 Regular Session
The WV Code Online is an unofficial copy of the annotated WV Code, provided as a convenience. It has NOT been edited for publication, and is not in any way official or authoritative.