Amendment to COVID-19 Practice Direction re: Standard Orders for Bail Pending Appeal
The Court of Appeal for Ontario has amended its Consolidated COVID-19 Practice Direction to revise the standard wording for the surrender condition in release orders for appellants on bail pending the outcome of their appeal. The standard order will now require appellants to surrender into custody by 7:00 a.m. on the day of the hearing of the appeal.
For more information, see paras. 130-136 of the Consolidated COVID-19 Practice Direction: https://www.ontariocourts.ca/coa/how-to-proceed-court/covid-19/