Montana Code Annotated 2013

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     46-6-310. Notice to appear. (1) Whenever a peace officer is authorized to arrest a person without a warrant, the officer may instead issue the person a notice to appear.
     (2) The notice must:
     (a) be in writing;
     (b) state the person's name and address, if known;
     (c) set forth the nature of the offense;
     (d) be signed by the issuing officer;
     (e) direct the person to appear before a court at a certain time and place; and
     (f) state that failure to appear may result in the suspension of the person's driver's license.
     (3) Upon failure of the person to appear, a summons or arrest warrant may be issued.

     History: En. 95-614 by Sec. 1, Ch. 196, L. 1967; R.C.M. 1947, 95-614; amd. Sec. 24, Ch. 800, L. 1991; Sec. 46-6-404, MCA 1989; redes. 46-6-310 by Code Commissioner, 1991; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 360, L. 2009.

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