The Bail Amendment Act 2015

The Bail Amendment Act 2015 expands key sections of the Bail Act 2013, including those sections relating to show cause requirements and terrorism offences. By…

Changes to Supreme Court bail procedures

Legal practitioners are required to sign a Notice of Readiness to Proceed and provide undertakings that certain steps have been taken to ensure that the…

The latest developments in Law Society advocacy & law reform: March 2016

The Law Society’s Policy and Practice team brings you a wrap-up of the most important issues of the moment.

Showing cause under the Bail Act 2013: lessons from the CCA

The Bail Amendment Act 2014 (NSW) introduced a ‘show cause’ test in circumstances where bail is sought for certain offences. By ALANNA VAN DER VEEN.

Criminal law: May 2015

Reporting and analysis of the most recent notable decisions of the NSWSC and NSWCCA. By THOMAS SPOHR.

New bail law: the Bail Amendment Act 2014

The Bail Amendment Act 2014 sets out further changes to the law in relation to bail in NSW. It was assented to on 25 September 2014 and…