(1) An accused who has been refused bail and is in custody pending the hearing or trial of a charge may make a further application for bail.
(2) A person whose bail has been revoked under section 18AE or 24(3) may make a further application for bail.
(3) Subject to section 144(2)(c) of the Criminal Procedure Act 2009 , an application under subsection (1) or (2) is to be made—
(a) in the case of a person charged with treason or murder, to the Supreme Court or a judge of the Supreme Court;
(b) in any other case, to the court to which the person is remanded to appear.
S. 18(4) inserted by No. 44/2013 s. 5.
(4) Without limiting subsection (3), if it is reasonably practicable to do so, an application under this section is to be heard by a court constituted by the same judge or magistrate who heard the previous application for bail.
S. 18AA inserted by No. 70/2010 s. 15.