Bail Act 1997

6A

F21 [ Application of section 6 in relation to certain appellants.

6A. Section 6 applies in relation to recognisances entered into by persons appealing against sentences of imprisonment imposed by the District Court with the following modifications:

( a ) by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (a) of subsection (1) :

( a ) the recognisance shall be subject to the following conditions, namely, that the appellant shall

(i) prosecute the appeal,

(ii) attend the sittings of the Circuit Court until the appeal has been determined, and

(iii) not commit an offence while on bail, ;

( b ) references in that section to an accused person or a person charged with an offence are to be construed as references to persons so appealing;

( c ) the reference to a court in subsection (8) is to be construed as a reference to the District Court;

and with any other necessary modifications. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F21

Inserted (1.07.2007) by Criminal Justice Act 2007 (29/2007), s. 10, S.I. No. 236 of 2007.

Editorial Notes:

E2

The section heading is taken from the amending provision in the absence of one included in the amendment.