One of the most common bail conditions that can be imposed by either the Police or a Magistrate at Court is the requirement for someone to report to a police station.
The intention behind imposing such a condition is so that Police will have some level of supervision over you for the duration of your criminal proceedings. It is important that you are aware of your bail conditions, including the days in which you are required to report and to which police station.
If you fail to comply with a reporting condition of your bail (for example, because you forgot) then the police do have a discretion as to what they will do. They can:
If you have failed to report to a police station as part of your bail conditions, you should contact one of our experienced criminal lawyers who can provide you with further advice, and who can represent you should you police place you under arrest for breaching your bail conditions.
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