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Bail

In criminal proceedings, an arrangement for the release of an accused person pending trial or sentence subject to conditions

 

Bankruptcy

Where a person is unable to pay his or her debts, a creditor may apply to the court for that person's sequestration (meaning to have that person declared bankrupt).

 

Bench

A term referring to the judge or judges presiding over court proceedings, normally seated at a ‘bench’ at the top of the courtroom

 

 

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