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2(1)The court may—E+W

(a)remand the person in custody, that is, commit him to custody to be brought before the court at the end of the period of remand or at such earlier time as the court may require, or

(b)remand him on bail, in accordance with the following provisions.

(2)The court may remand the person on bail—

(a)by taking from him a recognizance, with or without sureties, conditioned as provided in paragraph 3, or

(b)by fixing the amount of the recognizances with a view to their being taken subsequently, and in the meantime committing him to custody as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(a).

(3)Where a person is brought before the court after remand, the court may further remand him.

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I1Sch. 10 para. 2 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/709, art. 4(b) (with art. 8)

3(1)Where a person is remanded on bail, the court may direct that his recognizance be conditioned for his appearance—E+W

(a)before that court at the end of the period of remand, or

(b)at every time and place to which during the course of the proceedings the hearing may from time to time be adjourned.

(2)Where a recognizance is conditioned for a person's appearance as mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(b), the fixing of any time for him next to appear shall be deemed to be a remand.

(3)Nothing in this paragraph affects the power of the court at any subsequent hearing to remand him afresh.

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I2Sch. 10 para. 3 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/709, art. 4(b) (with art. 8)

4(1)The court shall not remand a person for a period exceeding eight clear days except that—E+W

(a)if the court remands him on bail, it may remand him for a longer period if he and the other party consent, and

(b)if the court adjourns a case under section 27(9) (remand for medical examination and report) the court may remand him for the period of adjournment.

(2)Where the court has the power to remand a person in custody it may, if the remand is for a period not exceeding three clear days, commit him to the custody of a constable.

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I3Sch. 10 para. 4 in force at 6.4.2007 for E. by S.I. 2007/709, art. 4(b) (with art. 8)

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