Getting Bail by LGBTQ+ Persons

Last updated on Apr 8, 2022

When you are arrested, you have the right to apply for bail regardless of your gender identity or your sexual orientation. This right is dependent on the kind of crime you have been arrested for:

In Cases of Bailable Crimes

If the kind of crime you are arrested for is a bailable offence, then you have a right to apply for bail to the Court and the same will be granted to you.

In Cases of Non-Bailable Crimes

In cases of non-bailable offences, bail is granted to you upon the discretion of the Court, and it will be given to you only in specific circumstances. In such cases, the Court may ask you for a higher bail amount as bond.

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