What Conditions Can I Expect From My Bail Release?
The types of conditions that can be ordered as part of a release order vary depending on the accused"™s type of release. An accused may be released on his own recognizance (pledging an amount of money), on a recognizance with sureties, or on a recognizance with a deposit.
Depending on a number of factors, including the seriousness of the offence, if released on a recognizance with sureties, a court may require the accused to:
- Reside at a specific address;
- Have a curfew;
- Be on house arrest; or
- Be on house arrest with an ankle monitor
A court can order the accused comply with a number of conditions, including, but not limited to:
- To remain within the territorial jurisdiction;
- To deposit their passport;
- To notify the police of any change in address, phone number, or employment;
- The report at certain times to the police or a Bail Supervisor;
- To not communicate with the complainant or other parties;
- To not attend at certain addresses or locations;
- To not possess any weapons as defined by the Criminal Code; and
- To attend counselling as required.