9.1 Definition

(a) Personal Surety - Any individual not licensed by the State of Illinois as a surety and not regularly engaged in the business of acting as surety or guarantor for the performance of an act of another.

(b) Civil Surety - Any company currently licensed as a surety under the Illinois Insurance Code, effective July 1, 1937, as amended (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1985, ch.73, par. 613 et seq.)[215 ILCS 5/1].

(c) Bond Certificates - A certificate acceptable in lieu of bail in traffic violations as authorized under the provisions of Article V of the Illinois Supreme Court Rules, effective January 1, 1968, as amended (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1985, ch. 110A, par. 501 et seq.)[Ill. Supreme Court Rule 501 et seq.].

(d) Guarantor - Any company or association currently authorized which issues and guarantees the payment of a judgment and costs upon the failure of a holder of a bond certificate to appear for trial pursuant to the orders of court.

[Adopted March 18, 1987, effective April 1, 1987.]

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