29-1705. Felonies; recognizance ordered by court; authority.

When any person shall have been indicted for a felony, and the person so indicted shall not have been arrested or recognized to appear before the court, the court may make an entry of the cause on the journal, and may order the amount in which the party indicted may be recognized for his appearance by any officer charged with the duty of arresting him.

Source:G.S.1873, c. 58, § 430, p. 820; R.S.1913, § 9074; C.S.1922, § 10098; C.S.1929, § 29-1705; R.S.1943, § 29-1705.