Surrender by Bail Law and Legal Definition

Surrender by bail means the delivery of a prisoner who had been released on bail by a surety into custody. When a person is bailed, s/he is regarded as transferred from the custody of the law to that of his/her sureties. Hence, the surety or sureties who secure the release of a person under arrest will become responsible for his/her appearance at the time and place designated. A surety can seize and surrender the bailed person at any time which the surety feels as appropriate.