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7A .         Bail may be dispensed with by court

        (1)         A judicial officer referred to in section 7(1) may, instead of discharging the duty imposed by that subsection, dispense with the requirement for bail for an appearance in court for an offence by an accused if the judicial officer —

            (a)         has jurisdiction to do so under section 13A(1); and

            (b)         may properly do so under section 13A(2).

        (2)         Where the requirement for bail is dispensed with under this section, the accused has a right to be at liberty until the accused is required to appear before a court for the offence, but subject to —

            (a)         section 59A; and

            (b)         any requirement that the accused be in custody for some other offence or reason.

        [Section 7A inserted: No. 6 of 2008 s. 9(1).]

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