—(1) If it is proved to a court’s satisfaction that a bond taken under this Code has been forfeited, the court —
must record the basis of such proof;
may summon before it the person bound by the bond; and
may call on him to pay the amount of the bond or to explain why he should not pay it.
(2) If his explanation is inadequate and the amount of the bond is not paid, the court may recover the amount by issuing an order for the attachment and sale of his property.
(3) If immovable property attached under subsection (2) is sold, the officer under whose direction the attachment and sale was carried out may do any thing or act to transfer the title to the purchaser.
(4) If the amount of the bond is not paid or cannot be recovered by such attachment and sale, the court may commit to prison the person bound by the bond for a term not exceeding 12 months.
(5) Any unsatisfied amount of the bond shall constitute a judgment debt in favour of the Government and nothing in this section shall prevent the Government from recovering it as such.
(6) The court may reduce the amount of the bond and enforce part-payment only.