Section 445 Deposit Instead of recognizance
When any person is required by any court or officer to execute a bond with or without sureties ,such court or officer may ,except in the case of a bond for good behaviour,permit him to deposit a sum of money or government promissory notes to such amount as the court or officer may fix in lieu of executing such bond.
In section 445 –
(a) Omit the words “with or without surities”; and
(b)For the word “permit” ,substitute the word “direct”
[vide west bengal act xxiv of 2003 ,sec 4.]