bail court


bail court
A court auxiliary to the queen's bench having cognizance particularly of matters of procedure.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • bail — Ⅰ. bail [1] ► NOUN 1) the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, sometimes on condition that a sum of money is lodged to guarantee their appearance in court. 2) money paid by or for such a person as security. ► VERB ▪ release or… …   English terms dictionary

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