Bail Matters

Bail means a temporary release of an accused where court is not announced the final verdict. The real meaning of bail is a security deposited to appear before the court for release. Accused has to present a bail bond to the court and then only bail can be granted.

The purpose of arrest is to make sure that the accused should not flee from justice and their appearance must be marked in the court of law. However, the liberty of a person issacrosanctas per our constitution. Therefore, the provision of bail is incorporated in our judicial system, so that it must not violate person’s liberty.

Types of Bail in India

There are three types of bail in India:-

  1. Regular Bail
  2. Interim Bail
  3. Anticipatory Bail

Regular Bail

A person who has already been arrested can file a bail application U/S 437 and 439 of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) 1973. The court can grant bail as per their discretion.

Interim Bail

As name suggests this bail can be given for a shorter period of time.

Anticipatory Bail

A person who is having apprehension that he may be arrested by police for non-bailable crime, he/she can file anticipatory bail. Under this provision.Person cannot be arrested by the police if Anticipatory Bail granted.

How to Apply for Bail

Person can hire criminal lawyer so that his criminal litigation lawyer can file bail application and advise him on a criminal law.


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