- A warrant of authority, otherwise known as a mittimus, for confining a person to prison or jail; the delivery to jail, for want of bail, for detention pending action by the grand jury or trial, of one accused of crime. 21 Am J2d Crim L § 450; the delivery of a person under sentence of confinement to a jail or prison to the institution and the placing of him under confinement therein. People v Rutan, 3 Mich 42, 49; the confinement of an insane person. 29 Am J Rev ed Ins Per § 34.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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