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BAIL ACT 1977 - SECT 12A

When bail decision maker must state reasons for granting bail

    (1)     This section applies if a bail decision maker grants bail in circumstances where, under section 4AA—

        (a)     the step 1—exceptional circumstances test applies; or

        (b)     the step 1—show compelling reason test applies.

    (2)     If the bail decision maker is a court, the court must include in the order granting bail a statement of reasons for granting bail.

    (3)     Otherwise, the bail decision maker must record and transmit a statement of reasons as required by the regulations.

S. 12B inserted by No. 3/2018 s. 18.

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