(a) in accordance with a law in force in the ACT (other than the Bail Act 1992
), a person arrested in respect of, or charged with, an offence against a law in force in the ACT has been—
(i) admitted to bail on an undertaking; or
(ii) released or discharged on entering into a recognisance, with or without a surety or sureties, on condition;
that he or she will attend, or appear before, a court at a specified time and place or at a time and place to be determined and of which he or she is to be notified; and
(b) he or she fails, without reasonable excuse, to so attend or appear;
the person commits an offence.
Maximum penalty: 200 penalty units, imprisonment for 2 years or both.
(2) The reference in subsection (1) to "an
undertaking" or a recognisance includes a reference to an undertaking
given or a recognisance entered into (as the case requires) following the
instituting of an appeal.