Part 2 Bail (ss 13-21)
Part 2 Bail (ss 13-21)

13 Grant and conditions of bail

(1)     In section 3(6) of the 1976 Act (which sets out cases where bail conditions may be imposed)—

(a)     the words “to secure that” are omitted,

(b)     the words “to secure that” are inserted at the beginning of each of paragraphs (a) to (e),

(c)     after paragraph (c) there is inserted—

“(ca)     for his own protection or, if he is a child or young person, for his own welfare or in his own interests,”,

(d)     for “or (c)” there is substituted “, (c) or (ca)”.

(2)     In section 3A(5) of the 1976 Act (no conditions may be imposed under section 3(4), (5), (6) or (7) unless necessary for certain purposes)—

(a)     the words “for the purpose of preventing that person from” are omitted,

(b)     the words “for the purpose of preventing that person from” are inserted at the beginning of each of paragraphs (a) to (c),

(c)     after paragraph (c) there is inserted

“or

(d)     for that person's own protection or, if he is a child or young person, for his own welfare or in his own interests.”

(3)     In paragraph 8(1) of Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the 1976 Act (no conditions may be imposed under section 3(4) to (7) unless necessary to do so for certain purposes) for the words from “that it is necessary to do so” onwards there is substituted

“that it is necessary to do so—

(a)     for the purpose of preventing the occurrence of any of the events mentioned in paragraph 2(1) of this Part of this Schedule, or