88Bail and custody before applicationE+W+N.I.
(1)In relation to a person charged in accordance with section 87(4)—
(a)section 38 of the 1984 Act (including any provision of that section as applied by section 40(10) of that Act) has effect as if, in subsection (1), for “either on bail or without bail” there were substituted “ on bail ”,
(b)section 47(3) of that Act does not apply and references in section 38 of that Act to bail are references to bail subject to a duty to appear before the Crown Court at such place as the custody officer may appoint and at such time, not later than 24 hours after the person is released, as that officer may appoint, and
(c)section 43B of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980 (c. 43) does not apply.
(2)Where such a person is, after being charged—
(a)kept in police detention, or
(b)detained by a local authority in pursuance of arrangements made under section 38(6) of the 1984 Act,
he must be brought before the Crown Court as soon as practicable and, in any event, not more than 24 hours after he is charged, and section 46 of the 1984 Act does not apply.
(3)For the purpose of calculating the period referred to in subsection (1) or (2), the following are to be disregarded—
(c)Good Friday, and
(d)any day which is a bank holiday under the Banking and Financial Dealings Act 1971 (c. 80) in the part of the United Kingdom where the person is to appear before the Crown Court as mentioned in subsection (1) or, where subsection (2) applies, is for the time being detained.
(4)Where a person appears or is brought before the Crown Court in accordance with subsection (1) or (2), the Crown Court may either—
(a)grant bail for the person to appear, if notice of an application is served on him under section 80(2), before the Court of Appeal at the hearing of that application, or
(b)remand the person in custody to be brought before the Crown Court under section 89(2).
(5)If the Crown Court grants bail under subsection (4), it may revoke bail and remand the person in custody as referred to in subsection (4)(b).
(6)In subsection (7) the “relevant period”, in relation to a person granted bail or remanded in custody under subsection (4), means—
(a)the period of 42 days beginning with the day on which he is granted bail or remanded in custody under that subsection, or
(b)that period as extended or further extended under subsection (8).
(7)If at the end of the relevant period no notice of an application under section 76(1) or (2) in relation to the person has been given under section 80(1), the person—
(a)if on bail subject to a duty to appear as mentioned in subsection (4)(a), ceases to be subject to that duty and to any conditions of that bail, and
(b)if in custody on remand under subsection (4)(b) or (5), must be released immediately without bail.
(8)The Crown Court may, on the application of a prosecutor, extend or further extend the period mentioned in subsection (6)(a) until a specified date, but only if satisfied that—
(a)the need for the extension is due to some good and sufficient cause, and
(b)the prosecutor has acted with all due diligence and expedition.
Annotations are used to give authority for changes and other effects on the legislation you are viewing and to convey editorial information. They appear at the foot of the relevant provision or under the associated heading. Annotations are categorised by annotation type, such as F-notes for textual amendments and I-notes for commencement information (a full list can be found in the Editorial Practice Guide). Each annotation is identified by a sequential reference number. For F-notes, M-notes and X-notes, the number also appears in bold superscript at the relevant location in the text. All annotations contain links to the affecting legislation.