Long-awaited bail act tabled in Parliament

The long-awaited legislation relating to bail was tabled in the lower house today (October 5) by Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs Marlene Malahoo Forte.


The minister noted that the new act has several features aimed at creating a balance between individual freedom and public safety.



Mrs. Malahoo Forte noted that the new act outlines 3 stages of bail.



She added that the new bail law also provides for the wearing of an electronic bracelet.








Leave a Reply

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.