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BAIL ACT 2013 - SECT 93

Facilitation of proof of bail acknowledgments and decisions

93 Facilitation of proof of bail acknowledgments and decisions

(1) A document purporting to be, or to be a copy of, a bail acknowledgment given to or signed by an accused person, and to be certified by a bail officer to be or to be a copy of the acknowledgment, is admissible in evidence in any proceedings and is prima facie evidence of the terms of the acknowledgment.
(2) A document purporting to be a copy of the decision by which a bail condition was imposed, and to be certified by a bail officer to be or to be a copy of the decision, is admissible in evidence in any proceedings and is prima facie evidence of the terms of the bail condition.
(3) A certificate purporting to be signed by a bail officer certifying the following is admissible in evidence in any proceedings and is prima facie evidence of the matters certified:
(a) that a bail condition has been varied under this Act,
(b) that a bail condition has been varied under this Act in a specified manner and has not otherwise been varied.
(4) A document purporting to be, or to be a copy of, a bail security agreement, and to be certified by a bail officer to be or to be a copy of a bail security agreement, is admissible in evidence in any proceedings and is prima facie evidence of the making of or entry into the agreement and its terms.
(5) A document purporting to be, or to be a copy of, a character acknowledgment, and to be certified by a bail officer to be or to be a copy of the acknowledgment, is admissible in evidence in any proceedings and is prima facie evidence of the making of the acknowledgment and its terms.
(6) In any document, the words "bail officer" after a signature are evidence that the person whose signature it purports to be is in fact a bail officer.
(7) In this section,
"bail officer" means:
(a) an officer of a court that has custody of the copy of the bail acknowledgment applicable to an accused person granted bail, or
(b) a police officer with power to make a bail decision under this Act, or
(c) a person prescribed by the regulations as a bail officer.



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