The Act amends the criminal code to give magistrates at commitment hearings the discretion to assess costs against persons who instigate unfounded or malicious prosecutions.
Georgia State University Law Review,
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Malicious or Unfounded Prosecution: Penalties Assessed by Magistrates,
Ga. St. U. L. Rev.
Available at: https://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol2/iss2/64