A bail decision maker must refuse bail for a person accused of:
unless satisfied that a compelling reason exists that justifies the grant of bail (BA ss4C(1), (1A), 4AA(3), (4)).
In considering whether a compelling reason exists, the bail decision maker must take into account the “surrounding circumstances” (s4C(3)). See 126.96.36.199 for the definition of surrounding circumstances.
The show compelling reason test applies to a bail determination for a person accused of an offence that is neither a Schedule 1 or Schedule 2 offence if:
For more information, see: