Judicial interim release

Filed Under: Criminal Law

3 definitions found for this term.
Definitions are presented in the order source books were published (most recent first).

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The release of an accused person pending trial, formerly referred to as bail.

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Another expression for bail introduced into law by the Bail Reform Act in 1972.

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A judicial order that releases the accused from custody prior to trial. The release is unconditional unless the prosecutor shows cause to impose certain conditions. A judicial interim release cannot be granted for certain serious criminal offences, for example, murder, mutiny, or treason.

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