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Bail Sentencing Notes

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Bail & Sentencing Right to Bail There is a general right to bail under s.4 Bail Act 1976, but there are exceptions contained in Schedule 1 Paragraph 2. If there are substantial grounds to believe that the defendant would: Fail to Surrender to Custody ('FTS'); Commit Further Offences on Bail ('CFOB'); and Interfere with Witnesses ('IWW'). Paragraph 9 factors will support both the prosecution and defence: Ground

Prosecution Support

Defence Support

Failing to Surrender

Nature and Seriousness

Nature and Seriousness

Group attack

Previously attended court for serious and custodial convictions

Pre-mediation Serious injury Sentencing guidelines Community Ties

Community Ties Family Accommodation

Family abroad

Record for surrendering Record for surrendering bail bail Previous convictions for FTS Previously attending court Strength of Evidence Evidence supporting Prosecution's case

Explanations of previous FTS Strength of Evidence Evidence supporting Defence's case Character No longer on drugs

Commit Further Offences

Antecedence/Character

Character

Previous convictions for CFOB

No longer on drugs Left gang connections

Drug addition/dependency causing criminal behaviour Interfere with Witnesses

Antecedence/Character

Character

Previous convictions for

Previously no IWW

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