Criminal Justice Act 2007

8.

Amendment of section 5 of Act of 1997.

8.— Section 5 of the Act of 1997 is amended—

( a) in subsection (1), by the substitution of “any moneys to be paid into court under a recognisance” for “any recognisance”,

( b) in subsection (2), by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph ( a):

“( a) Where a court requires payment of moneys into court by a person or any surety as a condition of a recognisance, it may accept as security, in lieu of such payment, any instrument that it considers to be adequate evidence of the title of a person to property (other than land or any estate, right or interest in or over land).”,

and

( c) in subsection (3), by the substitution of “moneys paid” for “recognisance paid”.