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BAIL ACT 1977 - SECT 18AD

Determination of application for variation of the amount of bail or bail conditions

    (1)     On an application under section 18AC, the court or bail justice may vary the amount of bail or the conditions of bail if it appears to the court or bail justice that it is reasonable to do so having regard to all the circumstances including, if relevant—

        (a)     the nature and seriousness of the offence;

        (b)     the character, antecedents, associations, home environment and background of the accused;

        (c)     the history of any previous grants of bail to the accused;

        (d)     the strength of the evidence against the accused;

        (e)     the attitude, if known, of the alleged victim of the offence to the proposed variation of the amount of bail or the conditions of bail.

Note

Section 5 provides for the imposing of conditions of bail.

    (2)     In any other case, the court or bail justice must dismiss the application under section 18AC.

S. 18AE inserted by No. 70/2010 s. 15.



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