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Consultation document urges full reverse on changes to police bail

Recommendations include extending limit to 60 or 90 days and allowing lower ranking officers to authorise bail extensions.

The Home Secretary has asked for the views of offenders and victims on use of bail

The Home Secretary has asked for the views of offenders and victims on use of bail

Date - 5th February 2020
By - Gary Mason
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The Home Office plans to extend the time limit for police bail from 28 days to either 60 or 90 days and allow lower ranking officers to authorise and extend bail conditions, in a consultation document issued today. The document acknowledges there...
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