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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 10 (19 October) . . Page.. 3387..


breaches of parole are contained in s148 of the Crimes (Sentence Administration) Act 2005.

Prisons and prisoners—bail breaches

(Question No 1246)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Attorney-General, upon notice, on 20 September 2006:

(1) How many people breached the terms of their bail during (a) 2005-06 and (b) 2006-07 to date;

(2) How many people were remanded in custody during (a) 2005-06 and (b) 2006-07 to date, after breaching the terms of their bail;

(3) How do the courts advise the police when someone has conditions placed on their bail;

(4) What actions do the police take to ensure that someone is meeting the terms of their bail.

Mr Corbell

: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) The Courts are not able to provide figures on the numbers of people who breached the terms of their bail. This information is not recorded within the Courts' electronic case management system

(2) The Courts are not able to provide figures on the numbers of people who were remanded in custody after breaching the terms of their bail. This information is not recorded within the Courts' electronic case management system,

(3) The Courts advise the police when someone has conditions placed on their bail by hand delivering all bails daily to the Police Headquarters.

(4) This issue falls under my portfolio as Minister for Police and Emergency Services and is responded to on QON 1247.

Prisons and prisoners—bail breaches

(Question No 1247)

Mr Stefaniak asked the Minister for Police and Emergency Services, upon notice, on 20 September 2006:

(1) How many people breached the terms of their bail during (a) 2005-06 and (b) 2006-07 to date;

(2) How many people were remanded in custody during (a) 2005-06 and (b) 2006-07 to date, after breaching the terms of their bail;

(3) How do the courts advise the police when someone has conditions placed on their bail;

(4) What actions do the police take to ensure that someone is meeting the terms of their bail.


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