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bailactThe new Bail Act 2013 commenced on 20 May 2014.

This page provides links to resources pertinent to the new Act, such as legislation, case law and papers.

Bail Legislation


Bail forms

Supreme Court Bail

  • Policy link for Supreme Court Bail
  • Practice Note SC CL 11 (Supreme Court Common Law Division – Bail) commences on 3 June 2019.
  • The Supreme Court crime and bail forms website page contains an important message from Registrar Galanis about how applications received before 3 June 2019 will be listed and managed. The message also advises that the SC will no longer order Drug and Alcohol rehabilitation assessment reports.

The Supreme Court Bails (SCB) Unit is a part of Inner City Local Courts (ICLC), Central Sydney office.

Email: supreme.court.bails@legalaid.nsw.gov.au
Phone: 9219 5001 and ask to be put through to SCB.
Fax:  9219 5541

  • Request/ Referral form
    The ICLC SCB unit will accept an application for a grant of Legal Aid for SCB (so long as the applicant has a Grant of Legal Aid in the substantive matter) via this request / referral form. The form should be fully completed and the relevant documents attached. The Solicitor with carriage will be contacted to discuss the application.
  • Proposed conditions of Bail
    The ICLC/ SCB unit would be assisted by you completing and forwarding your views of potential conditions of bail for the applicant. Please circle the number/s of the Bail conditions considered appropriate.