Monday, September 7, 2015

revised rule 3:26-2. Authority to Set Bail

revised rule 3:26-2. Authority to Set Bail
(a) Authority to Set Initial Bail. A Superior Court judge may set bail for a person charged

with any offense. Bail for any offense except murder, kidnapping, manslaughter, aggravated manslaughter, aggravated sexual assault, sexual assault, aggravated criminal sexual contact, a person arrested in any extradition proceeding or a person arrested for a fourth-degree contempt offense under N.J.S.A. 2C:29-9(b) for violating a domestic violence restraining order may be set by any other judge, or in the absence of a judge, by a municipal court administrator or deputy court administrator.
(b) Initial Bail Set. . . . no change.
(c) Review of Initial Set. . . . no change. (d) Bail Reductions. . . . no change.

Note: Source-R.R. 3:9-3(a) (b) (c); amended July 24, 1978 to be effective September 11, 1978; amended May 21, 1979 to be effective June 1, 1979; amended August 28, 1979 to be effective September 1, 1979; amended July 26, 1984 to be effective September 10, 1984; caption amended, former text amended and redesignated paragraph (a) and new paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) adopted July 13, 1994 to be effective January 1, 1995; paragraph (b) amended January 5, 1998 to be effective February 1, 1998; paragraph (d) amended July 9, 2013 to be effective September 1, 2013; paragraph (a) amended July 27, 2015 to be effective September 1, 2015.
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