Practice Direction (Criminal Proceedings: Consolidation): 18 May 2004

cs When a defendant has been convicted of a Bail Act offence, the court should review the remand status of the defendant, including the conditions of that bail, in respect of the main proceedings for which bail had been granted.
Failure by the defendant to surrender or a conviction for failing to surrender to bail in connection with the main proceedings will be a significant factor weighing against the regranting of bail or, in the case of offences which do not normally give rise to a custodial sentence, in favour of trial in the absence of the offender.
Whether or not an immediate custodial sentence has been imposed for the Bail Act offence, the court may, having reviewed the defendant’s remand status, also remand the defendant in custody in the main proceedings.’
Times 20-May-2004, [2004] 1 WLR 589
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedWiggins, Regina (on the Application Of) v Harrow Crown Court Admn 20-Apr-2005
The defendant appealed against refusal of bail. He had failed to attend court in time of the day of his trial and said he had overlooked the date.
Held: Collins J said: ‘[T]he question of whether bail should be continued or removed in . .

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Updated: 08 May 2021; Ref: scu.197751