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bail,

in law, procurement of release from prison of a person awaiting trial or an appeal, by the deposit of security to insure his submission at the required time to legal authority. The monetary value of the security—known also as the bail, or, more accurately, the bail bond—is set by the court having jurisdiction over the prisoner. The security may be cash, the papers giving title to property, or the bond of private persons of means or of a professional bondsman or bonding company. Failure of the person released on bail to surrender himself at the appointed time results in forfeiture of the security. Bail is usually granted in a civil arrestarrest,
in law, seizure and detention of a person, either to bring him before a court body or official, or to otherwise secure the administration of the law. A person may be arrested for an alleged violation of civil or criminal law.
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. Courts have greater discretion to grant or deny bail in the case of persons under criminal arrest, e.g., it is usually refused when the accused is charged with homicide. The Eighth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States provides that "excessive bail shall not be required," but it does not provide any absolute right to bail.

bail

[bāl]
(engineering)
A loop of heavy wire snap-fitted around two or more parts of a connector or other device to hold the parts together.

bail

1. The wall of an outer court of a feudal castle.
2. A hinged loop that is used for lifting.

bail

1 Law
1. a sum of money by which a person is bound to take responsibility for the appearance in court of another person or himself, forfeited if the person fails to appear
2. the person or persons so binding themselves; surety
3. the system permitting release of a person from custody where such security has been taken
4. jump bail or (formal) forfeit bail to fail to appear in court to answer to a charge
5. stand or go bail to act as surety (for someone)

bail

2
Cricket either of two small wooden bars placed across the tops of the stumps to form the wicket

bail

, bale
1. a semicircular support for a canopy
2. a movable bar on a typewriter that holds the paper against the platen
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Moving the apex court a day after it issued the non- bailable warrant against him, Roy admitted that he had erred by his non- appearance under a bonafide belief that the court will permit him personal exemption from appearance for one day.
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The court issued bailable arrest warrants of the secretary ECP for February 10 during course of proceedings on Thursday morning while taking a strict note on nonsubmission of commission's reply in the said petition despite issuance of four notices for the purpose.
Registry to issue bailable to the Superintendent of Police, Anantnag (Islamabad) in the amount of Rs 10,000 for his presence in the Court on the next date of hearing (November 24)," the court directed that warrant be executed through Inspector General of Police.
He pointed out that the case was registered under sections which were all bailable but the police later added Anti Terrorism Act sections with malafide intentions.
While issuing directions to be operational till state governments notified rules on sale of acid, the SC said sale and purchase of acid in violation of the rules should be made a non- bailable offence.
New Delhi, July 27 ( ANI ): A Delhi Court on Saturday cancelled the bailable warrant issued against former army chief General (Retd.
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ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad High Court (IHC) has disposed of the petition filed by former president Pervez Musharraf against issuance of his non bailable arrest warrants.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court Friday withdrew bailable arrest warrants of Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) Chief Executive Officer Arshad Rafique.
THE Delhi Police on Friday moved court demanding a non- bailable warrant against underworld dons Dawood Ibrahim and Chhota Shakeel.
LAHORE -- The Lahore High Court Tuesday issued bailable arrest warrants for Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) Chief Executive Officer Arshad Rafique to ensure his appearance before the court in a contempt case on June 5.