For purposes of this chapter —
(1) the term “bonding business” means the business of becoming surety for compensation upon bonds in criminal cases in the District of Columbia; and
(2) the term “bondsman” means any person or corporation engaged in the bonding business either as a principal or as an agent, clerk, or representative of another engaged in such business.
1981 Ed., § 23-1101.
1973 Ed., § 23-1101.