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Criminal Justice Act 2003

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Part 1Bail

Bail Act 1976 (c. 63)

1The Bail Act 1976 is amended as follows.

2(1)Section 5(6A)(a) (supplementary provisions about decisions on bail) is amended as follows.

(2)After “examination)” there is inserted “, section 52(5) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (adjournment of proceedings under section 51 etc)”.

(3)After sub-paragraph (ii) there is inserted—

(iia)section 17C (intention as to plea: adjournment), or.

(4)After sub-paragraph (iii) there is inserted or

(iiia)section 24C (intention as to plea by child or young person: adjournment),.

3In Part 3 of Schedule 1 (interpretation) for paragraph 2 there is substituted—

2References in this Schedule to previous grants of bail include—

(a)bail granted before the coming into force of this Act;

(b)as respects the reference in paragraph 2A of Part 1 of this Schedule (as substituted by section 14(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003), bail granted before the coming into force of that paragraph;

(c)as respects the references in paragraph 6 of Part 1 of this Schedule (as substituted by section 15(1) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003), bail granted before the coming into force of that paragraph;

(d)as respects the references in paragraph 9AA of Part 1 of this Schedule, bail granted before the coming into force of that paragraph;

(e)as respects the references in paragraph 9AB of Part 1 of this Schedule, bail granted before the coming into force of that paragraph;

(f)as respects the reference in paragraph 5 of Part 2 of this Schedule (as substituted by section 13(4) of the Criminal Justice Act 2003), bail granted before the coming into force of that paragraph.

Supreme Court Act 1981 (c. 54)

4(1)Section 81 of the Supreme Court Act 1981 (bail) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsection (1)(g) after “examination)” there is inserted “, section 52(5) of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 (adjournment of proceedings under section 51 etc)”.

(3)In subsection (1)(g) the word “or” at the end of sub-paragraph (ii) is omitted and after that sub-paragraph there is inserted—

(iia)section 17C (intention as to plea: adjournment);.

(4)In subsection (1)(g) after sub-paragraph (iii) there is inserted or

(iiia)section 24C (intention as to plea by child or young person: adjournment);.

Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (c. 60)

5In section 38(2A) of the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (bail granted by custody officer after charge)—

(a)for “2” there is substituted “2(1)”, and

(b)after “1976” there is inserted “(disregarding paragraph 2(2) of that Part)”.

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