What is cash bail or non-cash bail?

What is cash bail or non-cash bail?

  • Cash bail- this is a sum of money asked by the court as security to ensure the accused appears in court. This is paid immediately (there and then).
  • Non-cash bail- this is the sum of money asked by the court to be paid by a surety when the accused fails to appear in court. It does not have to be paid there and then.

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