People (Attorney General) v Sigal

Judgment Date01 January 1946
Date01 January 1946
CourtCourt of Criminal Appeal
The People (Attorney-General)

Bail - Convicted person appealing against conviction - Application for bail pending appeal - No presumption of innocence.

A convicted person applying for bail pending the hearing of an appeal by him against his conviction is not in the same position as a person awaiting trial, who is presumed to be innocent until convicted. An application was made to the Court of Criminal Appeal by a convicted person to be allowed out on bail pending the hearing of an application already lodged for leave to appeal from conviction and sentence by the Special Criminal Court. Held, that in the absence of...

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