Bail Act 1997
Sufficiency of bailspersons.
7.— (1) A court shall in every case satisfy itself as to the sufficiency and suitability of any person proposed to be accepted as a surety for the purpose of bail.
(2) In determining the sufficiency and suitability of a person proposed to be accepted as a surety, a court shall have regard to and may, where necessary, receive evidence or submissions concerning:
( a) the financial resources of the person,
( b) the character and antecedents of the person,
( c) any previous convictions of the person, and
( d) the relationship of the person to the accused person.