Bail justice volunteers play an important role in the justice system and provide a valuable and accessible service which is unique to Victoria.
The role of bail justice volunteers includes conducting:
- after-hours bail
- remand hearings in respect of adults who are held in police custody under the .
- remand hearings involving children who are held in police custody and applications for Interim Accommodation Orders under the .
Bail justice volunteers also have the power to witness statutory declarations and receive affidavits within Victoria.
Handling complaints as an honorary justice
Information about making and handling complaints under the Honorary Justices Act 2014.
Legislation for bail justices
The Victorian legislation listed relates to the office of bail justice.
Reviewed 04 June 2023