Title 77 - Utah Code of Criminal Procedure - Chapter 38a - Crime Victims Restitution Act - Part 5 - Enforcement and Collection - Section 501 - Default and sanctions.


Published: 2017-05-09

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Effective 5/9/2017 Repealed 7/1/2021 77-38a-501 Default and sanctions. (1) When a defendant defaults in the payment of a judgment for restitution or any installment

ordered, the court, on motion of the prosecutor, parole or probation agent, victim, or on its own motion may:

(a) impose sanctions against the defendant as provided in Section 77-32a-104; or (b) if the payment of restitution to a victim was a term of probation, begin probation violation

proceedings as provided in Subsection 77-18-1(12). (2) The court may not impose a sanction against the defendant under Subsection (1) if:

(a) the defendant's sole default in the payment of a judgement for restitution is the failure to pay restitution ordered under Subsection 76-3-201(6) regarding costs of incarceration in a county correctional facility; and

(b) the sanction would extend the defendant's term of probation or parole.