Arrest Of Accused Out On Bail
Sec. 23. Arrest of accused out on bail. – For the purpose of surrendering the accused, the bondsmen may arrest him or, upon written authority endorsed on a certified copy of the undertaking, cause him to be arrested by a police officer or any other person of suitable age and discretion.
An accused released on bail may be re-arrested without the necessity of a warrant if he attempts to depart from the Philippines without permission of the court where the case is pending.
CAN THE BONDSMEN ARREST THE ACCUSED FOR GOOD CAUSE EVEN IF THE LATTER IS OUT ON BAIL?
> For the reason of surrending the defendant, the bondsman may arrest him or cause a written authority indorsed on a certified copy of the undertaking, may cause him to be arrested by any police officer or any other person of suitable age and discretion
> When bail is given, the principal is regarded as delivered to the custody of his sureties; their dominion is a continuance of the original imprisonment.
> Whenever they choose to do so, they may seize him and deliver him up; if that cannot be done at once, they may imprison him until it can be done
> They may exercise their rights in person or his agent; they may pursue him into another State; they may arrest him on Sabbath; and if necessary, they may break into and enter his house for that purpose