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154 Decisions where bail refused on previous hearing.E+W

The following new Part shall be inserted after Part II of Schedule 1 to the Bail Act 1976—

Part IIAE+W Decisions where Bail Refused on Previous Hearing

1If the court decides not to grant the defendant bail, it is the court’s duty to consider, at each subsequent hearing while the defendant is a person to whom section 4 above applies and remains in custody, whether he ought to be granted bail.

2At the first hearing after that at which the court decided not to grant the defendant bail he may support an application for bail with any argument as to fact or law that he desires (whether or not he has advanced that argument previously).

3At subsequent hearings the court need not hear arguments as to fact or law which it has heard previously..

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