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33(1)Section 5 of the Backing of Warrants (Republic of Ireland) Act 1965 shall be amended as follows.E+W
(2)In subsection (1), for paragraph (b) and the words following that paragraph there shall be substituted the following—
“(b)remand him on bail in accordance with the Bail Act 1976, that is to say, direct him to surrender himself to the custody of the officer in charge of a specified police station at the time to be appointed by that officer and notified in writing to the person so remanded ;
and where his release on bail is conditional on his providing one or more surety or sureties and, in accordance with section 8(3) of that Act, the court fixes the amount in which the surety is to be bound with a view to his entering into his recognizance subsequently in accordance with subsections (4) and (5) or (6) of that section the court shall in the meantime commit him to the custody of a constable. ”
(3)In subsection (2), there shall be substituted, for the words from the beginning to “so served” the words “The time to be appointed for the purposes ofsubsection (1) above by the officer and notified to the person so remanded”.
(4)In subsection (3), for the words from “release” to the end there shall be substituted the words “grant him bail in accordance with the Bail Act 1976 subject to a duty to surrender himself into the custody of the officer in charge of th station specified under subsection (1) above at the time appointed by that officer and notified in writing to him ; and subsection (2) above shall apply to the appointment of a time for the purposes of this subsection as it applies to the appointment of a time for the purposes of subsection (1) above.”
(5)In subsection (4), for the words “in the recognizance” there shall be substituted the words “under subsection (1) above” and for the words “release him” there shall be substituted the words “grant him bail”.
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