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Synonyms for recognisance

(law) a security entered into before a court with a condition to perform some act required by law

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Judge John Garavan, sitting at Galway District Court, imposed the jail term and fixed recognisance in the event of an appeal by Smith.
He did not enter a plea and was released on his own recognisance.
Four illegal workers comprising two Indians and two Vietnamese, each holding a recognisance form, were jailed at Shatin Magistrates' Courts and Fanling Magistrates' Courts on November 4 and 5.
Upon identity checking, they produced for inspection recognisance forms issued by the ImmD, which prohibit them from taking employment.