Victims' Rights Act 2002

Victim’s views about release on bail of accused or offender

Heading: replaced, on 6 December 2014, by section 16 of the Victims’ Rights Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 35).

30 Victim’s views about release on bail of accused or offender

(1)

This section applies if—

(a)

the victim is the victim of a specified offence; and

(b)

the person accused of the offence or, as the case requires, the offender, applies to a court for release on bail.

(2)

If this section applies, the prosecutor must—

(a)

make all reasonable efforts to ascertain any views the victim has about the accused, or, as the case requires, the offender, being released on bail; and

(b)

inform the court of any views ascertained under paragraph (a).

Section 30: replaced, on 6 December 2014, by section 16 of the Victims’ Rights Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 35).