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Bail Act (No. 30 of 1997)


           Long Title

   1.	   Short title  
   2.	   Grant of bail to be the guiding principle in implementing this Act  
   3.	   Provisions of this Act not to apply in respect of offences committed under certain laws  
   4.	   Persons committing or concerned in the commission of a bailable offence to be released on bail  
   5.	   Persons committing or concerned in the commission of non-bailable offence to be released discretion  
   6.	   Release of persons when a bailable offence is being investigated by the police  
   7.	   Manner in which a person suspected or accused of a bailable or non-bailable offence may be released on bail  
   8.	   Discharge from custody  
   9.	   Power to order sufficient bail when that first taken is insufficient  
   10.	   Determining whether a person is a sufficient surety  
   11.	   Quantum of bond  
   12.	   Person released to give address at which notices and process may be served on him  
   13.	   No bail for an offence Punishable with death except by a judge of the High Court  
   14.	   Reasons for which court may refuse bail or cancel a subsisting order for release  
   15.	   Reasons to be given for refusal cancellation rescinding or varying an order relating to granting of bail  
   16.	   No person to be detained for more than twelve months in custody  
   17.	   How period of detention may be extended  
   18.	   Discharge of sureties  
   19.	   Appellant to be released on giving security  
   20.	   Release on bail upon acceptance of appeal from High Court  
   21.	   Anticipatory bail  
   22.	   Conditions to be attached to order  
   23.	   Effect of person released on anticipatory bail being thereafter arrested  
   24.	   Conditions subject to which anticipatory bail may be granted  
   25.	   A police officer may interrogate or arrest on a warrant an applicant an respect of whom an application under section 21 is pending  
   26.	   Issuing of warrant requiring presence of persons released on anticipatory bail  
   27.	   Provisions of this Act to prevail in case of conflict or inconsistency  
   28.	   Sinhala text to prevail in case of inconsistency  
   29.	   Interpretation  

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