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Rule 42

The bail magistrate shall deliver all recognizances, certificates (affidavits) of sureties, other necessary documents, and all money, bank books, bonds and other security deposited with the bail magistrate to the clerk-magistrates' offices of the appropriate courts within the time frames established by this rule.

If the defendant is required to appear at the bail magistrate's home court, the bail magistrate shall deliver the recognizance, bail funds, and all other related items to the court no later than 8:30 a.m. on the next court day.

If the defendant is required to appear at a court outside the bail magistrate's home court, the bail magistrate shall deliver the recognizance, bail funds, and all other related items to the court by 4:30 p.m. on the third business day after the day on which the release was authorized. In addition, the bail magistrate must send by facsimile transmission or other electronic means a copy of the recognizance form to the appropriate court within 24 hours of the release. This responsibility may be satisfied where the jail or police authorities fax the recognizance, but the ultimate responsibility remains with the bail magistrate.

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