The much talked about Bill for the Bail Act will be brought before Parliament when it convenes on Wednesday October 19th 2016.
Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, speaking to press last week highlighted a number of bills to be brought before Parliament, and among them he says is a bill for an act to make provisions in relation to bail in connection to criminal proceedings here.
Many, particularly members of the legal fraternity, have expressed concerns that bail appears to have become obtainable in circumstances where it was not easily obtainable before.
Attorney General, Levi Peter, speaking on the issue recently, said while he does not expect the Bail Act to be the panacea, he does believe it will codify existing common law act principles.
PM Skerrit has more details on this bill.
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