452. Discharge of recognisance on complaint of surety.

On complaint being made to a justice of the peace by a surety to a recognisance to keep the peace or to be of good behaviour entered into before a magistrates' court1 that the person bound as principal has been, or is about to be, guilty of conduct constituting a breach of the conditions of the recognisance, the justice may issue a warrant to arrest the principal and bring him before a magistrates' court or a summons requiring the principal to appear before such a court