Updated to 26 June 2019 (Act No. 18 of 2019 and S.I. No. 292 of 2019)

Bail Act 1997
No. 16 of 1997

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Ss. 1-4 in respect of persons who have been or are to be sent, sent forward, transferred or otherwise brought for trial in a Special Criminal Court pending trial by that court, during and after such trial until conviction or acquittal, or pending the outcome of an appeal against a conviction or sentence imposed by that court 4 September 1998 Bail Act 1997 (Sections 1 - 4 ) (Commencement) Order (S.I. No. 315 of 1998), art. 2
Ss. 5 - 9 15 May 2000 Bail Act 1997 (Commencement) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 118 of 2000), art. 2
S. 10 2 June 1998 Bail Act 1997 (Section 10) (Commencement) Order 1998 (S.I. No. 140 of 1998), art. 2
Ss. 11 - 13 15 May 2000 Bail Act 1997 (Commencement) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 118 of 2000), art. 2

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
S. 1(1) am. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 5
S. 1A ins. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 6
S. 2(2) substituted 14/2017, ss. 5, 13(2)
Ss. 2(2A)-(2D) ins. 56/2015, ss. 3(2), 1(a)
S. 2A ins. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 7
S. 4 ins. 56/2015, ss. 3(2), 1(b)
S. 4(2A) inserted 28/2017, ss. 1(2), 32(a)
S. 4(5) amended 28/2017, ss. 1(2), 32(b)
S. 5(1) am. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 8(a)
  15/2002, s. 33(a)
S. 5(2)(a) substit. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 8(b)
S. 5(3) am. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 8(c)
S. 5(3) amended 15/2002, s. 33(a)
S. 5(4) subsection inserted 24/2001, ss. 2(1), 89
S. 5(5) subsec. ins. 28/2009, ss. 1(3), 48(a)
S. 6(1)(a) substit. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 9(a)
S. 6(1)(b) amended 14/2017, ss. 6(a), 13(2)
S. 6(1)(b)(vi) - (viii) inserted 14/2017, ss. 6(b), 13(2)
S. 6(3A) subsec. ins. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 9(b)
S. 6(8) amended 14/2017, ss. 6(c), 13(2)
S. 6(10) inserted 14/2017, ss. 6(d), 13(2)
S. 6A ins. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 10
S. 6B ins. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 11
S. 6B(1) amended 14/2017, ss. 7, 13(2)
S. 6C ins. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 12
S. 6D ins. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 13
S. 6D, trans. of functns. under S.I. No. 480 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3(a), schedule
S. 8(1) am. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 14(a)
S. 8(2) am. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 14(b)
  15/2002, s. 33(b)
S. 8(3) am. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 14(c)
S. 9 substit. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 15
  28/2009, ss. 1(3), 48(b)
S. 9(1) (7) amended 15/2002, s. 33(c)
S. 9A inserted 14/2017, ss. 8, 13(2)
S. 9B inserted 14/2017, ss. 9, 13(2)
S. 11A ins. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 16
Sch., par. 3 deleted 26/1997, ss. 22, 30(a), 32(2), (3)
Sch., par. 4 deleted 26/1997, ss. 22, 30(b), 32(2), (3)
Sch., par. 5 deleted 26/1997, ss. 22, 30(c), 32(2), (3)
Sch., par. 6A ins. 30/2006, s. 66 and sch. 3, par. 6
Sch., par. 7 substituted 26/1997, ss. 22, 30(d), 32(2), (3)
Sch., par. 7A ins. 28/2009, ss. 1(3), 48(c)(i)
Sch. par. 8A ins. 8/2008, ss. 14, 15(2)
Sch., par. 10 substit. 15/2006, s. 7(4)
Sch., par. 12A ins. 22/1998, ss. 1(2), 12
Sch. para. 12A(aa) inserted 2/2017, ss. 1(2), 50(a)
Sch. para. 12A(ba) inserted 2/2017, ss. 1(2), 50(b)
Sch., par. 12B ins. 6/2007, s. 4(3).
Sch. para. 12C inserted 2/2017, ss. 1(2), 50(c)
Sch., par. 14 substit. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 17(a)
Sch., par. 16 substit. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 17(b)
Sch., par. 16A ins. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 17(c)
Sch., par. 17 substituted 50/2001, ss. 1(2), 64
Sch. par. 18A ins. 4/2008, ss. 1(2), 25
Sch. para. 19(b) substituted 14/2017, ss. 10, 13(2)
Sch. para. 19(c) inserted 14/2017, ss. 10, 13(2)
Sch., par. 22A ins. 29/2004, s. 12
Sch., par. 23 deleted 50/2001, s. 64
Sch., par. 24 deleted 50/2001, s. 64
Sch., par. 25 substit. 39/1998, s. 16
Sch., par. 27A inserted 29/2000, ss. 8, 13(2)
Sch. par. 28(c) substit. 28/2009, ss. 1(3), 48(c)(ii)
Sch. par. 28(d) inserted 28/2009, ss. 1(3), 48(c)(ii)
Sch. par. 28A am. 32/2009, s. 15
Sch. par. 28A substit. 28/2009, ss. 1(3), 48(c)(iii)
Sch., par. 28A ins. 26/2006, s. 79
Sch., par. 30 substit. 29/2007, ss. 1(2), 17(d)
Sch., par. 31 ins. 11/2000, s. 10
Sch., par. 32 ins. 16/2000, s. 9
Sch., par. 33 ins. 2/2005, s. 60
Sch., par. 34 ins. 28/2009, ss. 1(3), 48(c)(iv)
Sch., par. 35 ins. 6/2010, ss. 1(2), 113
Sch., par. 36 ins. 22/2010, ss. 23, 26(2)
Sch., par. 37 ins. 13/2011, s. 13
Sch., par. 38 ins. 11/2012, s. 14, 16(2)
Sch. paras. 39, 40 inserted 9/2018, ss. 1(2), 25
Sch, par. 39 inserted 11/2017, ss. 14, 17(2)
Sch., par. 41 inserted 31/2018, ss. 1(2), 29

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act