Updated to 26 November 2019 (Act No. 38 of 2019 and S.I. No. 591 of 2019)

Bail Act 1997
No. 16 of 1997

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act in so far as not already commenced 15 May 2000 Bail Act, 1997 (Commencement) Order 2000(S.I. No. 118 of 2000)
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