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BAIL ACT 1977 - SECT 19

Arrest on another charge not to vacate bail

S. 19(1) amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. items 11.1, 11.20).

    (1)     Where an accused is on bail to attend before a court his arrest on another charge shall not vacate the undertaking of bail which shall continue to bind him and his sureties (if any) until he is discharged or sentenced in respect of the offence to which the bail relates.

S. 19(2) amended by Nos 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 11.21), 70/2010 s. 19(1).

    (2)     Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in subsection (1) where a person arrested on another charge is on bail to attend before a court the court may remand him in custody or may require him to furnish new or additional sureties for his attendance until he is discharged or sentenced.

S. 19(3) amended by Nos 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. items 11.1, 11.22), 70/2010 s. 19(2).

    (3)     If an accused who is on bail to attend for trial is remanded in custody pursuant to the provisions of subsection (2) the sureties (if any) for his attendance are discharged.

No. 8731 s. 36.

S. 20 amended by No. 68/2009 s. 97(Sch. item 11.1).



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