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BAIL ACT 1982 - SECT 16

16 .         Person arrested on warrant, bail of

        (1)         Subject to sections 14, 15 and 16B where the arrest of an accused for an offence is made pursuant to a warrant he shall not be granted bail before he is brought before a court or judicial officer as commanded by the warrant, except by a justice acting in terms of section 6(9).

        (2)         Notwithstanding subsection (1) or any other provision of this Act, an accused who has been arrested pursuant to a warrant —

            (a)         issued under section 59B; or

            (b)         issued under the Criminal Procedure Act 2004 for an offence against section 51(1) or (2),

                shall not have a right to have his case for bail considered, and shall not be granted bail, before he is brought before the court as commanded by the warrant.

        [Section 16 amended: No. 59 of 2004 s. 141; No. 84 of 2004 s. 11 and 82; No. 59 of 2006 s. 4(3); No. 6 of 2008 s. 36(2); No. 15 of 2019 s. 7.]

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