Definition Of surety


a person who takes responsibility for another's performance of an undertaking, for example their appearing in court or the payment of a debt.

Democracy itself requires that all public power be lawfully conferred and exercised, and of this the courts are the surety .

Example Of surety

  • A surety who pays off the debt owed by the principal debtor is subrogated to any securities given by the debtor as security for the debt.

  • A cash bail of €1,250 and an independent surety of €6,300 was fixed by Judge James O'Connor.

  • As previously noted, it is the responsibility of the informant and/or his surety to communicate all changes of address to the court in which the recognizance is lodged.

  • Ashman was then remanded in custody with consent to bail on his bond of €750 and an independent surety of €1,500.

  • ‘Because you're better than her, sweetie,’ Lisa said with surety .

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