18 Appeal by prosecution

18  Appeal by prosecution

(1)     Section 1 of the Bail (Amendment) Act 1993 (c 26) (prosecution right of appeal) is amended as follows.

(2)     For subsection (1) (prosecution may appeal to Crown Court judge against bail in case of offence punishable by imprisonment for five years or more etc) there is substituted—

“(1)     Where a magistrates' court grants bail to a person who is charged with, or convicted of, an offence punishable by imprisonment, the prosecution may appeal to a judge of the Crown Court against the granting of bail.”

(3)     In subsection (10)(a) for “punishable by a term of imprisonment” there

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