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BAIL ACT 2013 - SECT 12
Duration of bail
12 Duration of bail
(1) Bail ceases to have effect if--
(a) it is revoked, or
proceedings for the offence conclude and, at the conclusion of the
proceedings, no further substantive proceedings for the offence are pending
before a court.
(2) Bail is not revived if, after the conclusion of
substantive proceedings for an offence, further substantive proceedings for
the offence are commenced. However, a new bail decision for the offence can be
made under this Act.
Note : Proceedings for an offence generally conclude if a
person is convicted of and sentenced for the offence. If an appeal against the
conviction or sentence is lodged after that conclusion, bail is not revived,
but a new bail decision can be made.
(3) If bail is granted by a
bail authority for a specified period, bail ceases to have effect at the end
of that period, unless sooner revoked.
(4) An authorised justice or a court
before which an accused person is required to appear under a
bail acknowledgment may continue bail if--
(a) bail would otherwise cease to
have effect, and
(b) substantive proceedings for the offence have not
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