MTAS Publications: Technical Bulletins

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This Technical Bulletin describes Chapter 553 of the Public Acts of 1984, which amended Tennessee Code Annotated, Section 40-7-118 by requiring a citation be issued to an arrested person to appear in court in lieu of continued custody and taking of the arrested person before a magistrate.


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