Have you been charged with the Offence to Commit Indictable Offence Whilst on Bail?
With the assistance of an expert criminal lawyer, you may be able to mount an effective defence to this charge. You should consider the following questions before telling a court how you intend to plead to this charge:
Can the prosecution establish all elements of the offence? Were you under a bail agreement at the time of the alleged offence? Or is this in dispute?
For more information on the charge please read below.
Section 30B of the Bail Act Victoria 1977.
The prosecution must prove:
The defendant was under a bail agreement; and
Whilst under that bail agreement the defendant committed an indictable offence.
The maximum penalty
The maximum penalty is 30 penalty units or 3 months imprisonment.
Where will my case be heard?
A charge for the Offence to Commit Indictable Offence Whilst on Bail will be heard in the Magistrates’ Court.
What to do next?
If you have been charged with the Offence to Commit Indictable Offence Whilst on Bail, contact an experienced criminal lawyer urgently to begin preparation of your defence. Call us today.
Section 30B Offence to commit indictable offence whilst on bail
An accused on bail must not commit an indictable offence whilst on bail.
Penalty: 30 penalty units or 3 months imprisonment.