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Provided always, that no person committed for trial in Scotland for any offence under this Act shall be entitled to insist on liberation on bail, unless with consent of the public prosecutor, or by warrant of the High Court or Circuit Court of Justiciary, in such and the like manner and to the same effect as is provided by an Act passed in the session of Parliament holden in the fifth and sixth years of the reign of his Majesty King [F1William] the Fourth, intituled “An Act to provide that persons accused of forgery in Scotland shall not be entitled to bail unless in certain cases”; but the trial of any person so committed, and whether liberated on bail or not, shall in all cases be proceeded with and brought to a conclusion under the like certification and conditions as if intimation to fix a diet for trial had been made to the public prosecutor in terms of the Criminal Procedure Act 1701.
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