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Criminal Procedure (Amendment) (Scotland) Act 2004

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18Bail review: rights of prosecutor to be heard etc.

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(1)The 1995 Act is amended as follows.

(2)In section 25 (bail conditions: supplementary), after subsection (2) insert—

(2A)Where an application is made under subsection (2) above—

(a)the application shall be intimated by the accused immediately and in writing to the Crown Agent; and

(b)the court shall, before determining the application, give the prosecutor an opportunity to be heard..

(3)In section 30 (bail review), after subsection (2) insert—

(2A)Before determining an application under subsection (2) above, the court shall give the prosecutor an opportunity to be heard.

(2B)Subsection (2C) below applies where an application is made under subsection (2) above by a person convicted on indictment pending the determination of—

(a)his appeal;

(b)any relevant appeal by the Lord Advocate under section 108 or 108A of this Act; or

(c)the sentence to be imposed on, or other method of dealing with, him.

(2C)Where this subsection applies the application shall be—

(a)intimated by the person making it immediately and in writing to the Crown Agent; and

(b)heard not less than 7 days after the date of that intimation..

(4)In section 31 (bail review on prosecutor’s application), after subsection (2) insert—

(2A)Subsection (2B) below applies to an application under subsection (1) above where the person granted bail—

(a)was convicted on indictment; and

(b)was granted bail pending the determination of—

(i)his appeal;

(ii)any relevant appeal by the Lord Advocate under section 108 or 108A of this Act; or

(iii)the sentence to be imposed on, or other method of dealing with, him.

(2B)Where this subsection applies, the application shall be heard not more than 7 days after the day on which it is made..

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