What Do You Know About....Bail

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What Do You Know About....Bail

West Hertfordshire Magistrates BTDC QuickQuiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The starting point for most bail decisions for summary offences is that the defendant has a right to ...  (FILL IN THE BLANK BELOW)   
  • 2. 
    In summary offences name three grounds for refusing bail? That the defendant... (Multiple choice - click on  three answers)
    • A. 

      Will fail to attend

    • B. 

      Will commit further offences

    • C. 

      Has been unco-operative

    • D. 

      Will interfere with witnesses

  • 3. 
    Is breach of bail conditions an offence? Yes or no.
  • 4. 
    What is available to help guide the magistrates in their deliberations?
  • 5. 
    Give two examples of REASONS for finding that there are substantial grounds for refusing bail.
  • 6. 
    If a level of RISK has been established, that risk could be alleviated by bail conditions. Give an example of a condition...
  • 7. 
    Which one of these is not a reason for imposing a condition?
    • A. 

      To prevent the defendant absconding

    • B. 

      To prevent the commission of offences

    • C. 

      To become part of the punishment

    • D. 

      To prevent obstruction of the course of justice or interference with witnesses

    • E. 

      To enable enquiries or a report to be made

  • 8. 
    Are the criteria for considering bail the same for indictable/imprisonable offences the same as those for summary offences. Yes or no.
  • 9. 
    Well done. The quiz is complete.