Alaska Statutes.
Title 12. Code of Criminal Procedure
Chapter 25. Arrests and Citations
Section 190. When Person to Be Given Five-Day Notice to Appear in Court. [See Delayed Amendment Note.]
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AS 12.25.190. When Person to Be Given Five-Day Notice to Appear in Court. [See Delayed Amendment Note.]

(a) When a person is contacted by a peace officer and the peace officer exercises the option provided for in AS 12.25.180 , the officer shall prepare a written citation and issue it to the person.

(b) The time specified in the notice to appear shall be at least five days after the alleged violation or the issuance of the citation, whichever is later, unless the person cited requests an earlier hearing.

(c) The person cited for the crime shall give a written promise to appear in court by signing at least one copy of the written citation prepared by the peace officer, and the officer shall deliver a copy of the citation to the person. The written promise requirement of this subsection does not apply to boating citations for which a bail schedule has been established under AS 05.25.090 (b), motor vehicle and traffic citations for which a bail or fine schedule has been established under AS 28.05.151 , fish and game citations for which a bail schedule has been established under AS 16.05.165 , citations issued under AS 04.21.065 , citations for skiing violations issued under AS 05.45.100, citations issued under AS 18.35.341 , citations issued in state park and recreational facilities under AS 41.21.960 , or littering citations issued under AS 46.06.080 .

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