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Monday 7th November 2022

Seminar | 4:30 PM-6:00 PM

With serious consequences for both the accused person and the community, determining a bail application is a considerable burden for any judicial officer.

Developed with newly appointed magistrates and judges in mind, this program provides practical guidance on hearing and determining a bail application.

Topics covered include: 

  • The statutory test for bail and important precedents
  • Assessing and mitigating unacceptable risk
  • The relevance of circumstances such as pandemic-related trial delays, Aboriginality, youth and immigration status