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justifying bail

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Demonstrating to a court granting bail that one is capable of meeting the surety specified in the bail (for example, disclosing one's financial resources). A person standing surety for bail must be able to provide the bail out of his own resources. It is a criminal offence (bail-bonding) for a defendant who is granted bail to agree to indemnify his surety against any loss arising out of standing surety.

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