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BAIL ACT 1977 - SECT 17

Written notice of conditions of bail

S. 17(1) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 11.1).

    (1)     A court admitting an accused to bail shall cause to be given to the accused a notice in writing setting forth the obligations of the accused concerning the conditions of his bail and the consequences of his failure to comply with those conditions and shall be satisfied before releasing the accused that he understands the nature and extent of the conditions of his bail and the consequences of failure to comply with them.

S. 17(2) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. items 11.1, 11.16).

    (2)     A court admitting an accused to bail with a surety or sureties for his attendance and surrender into custody shall cause to be given to the surety or sureties notice in writing of the obligations of the accused concerning the conditions of his bail and the consequences of his failure to comply with those conditions and shall be satisfied before releasing the accused that the surety or each of the sureties (as the case requires) understands the nature and extent of the obligations of the accused under the conditions of his bail and the consequences of his failure to comply with them.

Pt 3 (Heading) inserted by No. 70/2010 s. 14.

Part 3—Further application for bail, variation of bail conditions, revocation of bail

S. 18 amended by Nos 9158 s. 4, 16/1986
s. 30, 51/1989, s. 142(k)–(o), 57/1989
s. 4(1)(c), 35/1996 s. 453(Sch. 1 item 8.2), 84/1997
s. 7, 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. items 11.1, 11.17), substituted by No. 70/2010 s. 15.



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