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Schedule: B - Forms in criminal proceedings

Form: 17.2 Recognisance Taken By Member Of Garda Síochána - Criminal Procedure Act 1967, Section 31 (As Amended By Criminal Justice Act 2007, Section 20)


S.I. No. 41 of 2008

Schedule B
O.17, R.4 (1).

No.17.2.

Criminal Procedure Act 1967, Section 31(As Amended By Criminal Justice Act 2007, Section 20)

Recognisance Taken By Member Of Garda Síochána


District Court Area of

District No.

............................................. Prosecutor

............................................. Accused

The *Sergeant / *member in charge of ..............Garda Station consenting to my release on the terms of this recognisance, I the above-named accused agree to be bound by and to comply with the conditions of this recognisance.

1. *I ................................... of ......................................... .Accused

*and .................................. of .......................................... Surety

*and ................................. of ........................................... Surety

*(severally) acknowledge myself/ourselves to owe the State the several sums following, that is to say the said ........................... the sum of \............................... and the said ......................... the sum of \ ........................... and the said .................. the sum of \ ............. to the use of the Minister for Finance

Or

And in lieu of surety/sureties the said *Sergeant / *member in charge has accepted the sum of \ ............

I/we acknowledge that the said sums are liable to be forfeited or estreated as appropriate if I/the above-named accused fail(s) in any of the further conditions set out hereunder.

2. I will appear before the District Court to be held at .................... on the ......... day of ................ 20 .... at ........... am/pm to answer the charge(s)‡ that ..................... and at every place and time to which during the course of the proceedings the hearing may be adjourned until my presence is no longer required to answer the said charge(s).

3. I shall not commit any offence while on bail.

Signed ...................................... Accused

*Signed .................................... Surety

*Signed .................................... Surety

Acknowledged before me this .......... day of .................... 20 ....

Signed ...................................

Member of Garda Síochána

‡State nature of offence with time and place or “as set out in the charge-sheet attached”

*delete if inapplicable