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.