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Rule 30.Citations; applicable offenses and procedures; bail.

(a) A citation issued pursuant toSection78A-6-603 shall be sufficient to invoke the jurisdiction of the court inany offense listed in that section.

(b) Procedure. Whenever a citation is issuedpursuant to Section 78A-6-603, a copy of the citation filed with the court maybe used in lieu of a petition upon which the minor may appear and admit theoffense, upon which the court may make a disposition, or upon which the courtmay accept bail in lieu of appearance. If the minor fails to appear on acitation or fails to tender the fine as bail in cases where bail is permittedin lieu of appearance, a petition or order to show cause may be filed andfurther proceedings held as provided in these rules.

(c) Where a citation has been filed with thecourt for an offense, the minor cited shall be allowed to post bail withoutfurther court appearance except as provided in this rule.

(d) The bail amount for each such offenseshall be included in a written notice of bailableoffenses in accordance with the bail/fine schedule approved by the JudicialCouncil. The bail amount may immediately be forfeited as a fine and shall bedeemed a conviction of the offense charged if the notice has been given to thecited minor and the notice advises the minor and the minor's parent, guardianor custodian that payment of the fine constitutes an admission of guilt.

(e) A juvenile court district may, or whererequired by statute shall, designate repeat offensesfor which an appearance or additional bail is required.

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