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§ 5701. Right to bail

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial ProcedureEffective: August 27, 2009

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part VI. Actions, Proceedings and Other Matters Generally
Chapter 57. Bonds and Recognizances
Subchapter A. General Provisions
Effective: August 27, 2009
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5701
§ 5701. Right to bail
All prisoners shall be bailable by sufficient sureties, unless:
(1) for capital offenses or for offenses for which the maximum sentence is life imprisonment; or
(2) no condition or combination of conditions other than imprisonment will reasonably assure the safety of any person and the community when the proof is evident or presumption great.

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1976, July 9, P.L. 586, No. 142, § 2, effective June 27, 1978. Amended 2009, Aug. 27, P.L. 376, No. 39, § 1, imd. effective.
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5701, PA ST 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5701
Current through the end of the 2023 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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