Idaho Statutes
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TITLE 19
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 29
IDAHO BAIL ACT
19-2902.  sTATEMENT OF policy. (1) The legislature finds and declares that:
(a)  Bail, in criminal cases, is a constitutional right subject to certain limitations;
(b)  It is necessary to establish a statewide process to uniformly implement this right and the limitations.
(2)  The purpose of this chapter is to provide a uniform and comprehensive statewide process for the administration of bail in criminal cases in order to:
(a)  Ensure the appearance of defendants before the courts;
(b)  Protect the right of defendants to bail, as constitutionally provided; and
(c)  Ensure the protection and safety of victims, witnesses and the public.

History:
[19-2902, added 2009, ch. 90, sec. 2, p. 260.]


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