The Law Library of Victoria service is totally digital while the Supreme Court Library is temporarily closed. Enjoy photos of the grand space under the dome by following us on Instagram
- Library Services
In the matter of the Bail Act 1977 & in the matter of an application for bail by Rajasekar, Ramanan
CRIMINAL LAW - Bail - 37 year old man of Sri Lankan/Tamil origin with alcohol problem - Some prior convictions including breaches of bail and community correction orders - Arson endangering life - Applicant allegedly set fire to house after disagreement with co-tenants about money - Threats allegedly made in past to set fire to house - Specific threats attributed to applicant shortly before fire - Admission allegedly made afterwards - On community correction order at time of alleged offending - Seriousness of offending - Strength of prosecution case - Delay - COVID-19 considerations - Vulnerable state of applicant in custody - Availability of CISP support - Compelling reason not made out - Unacceptable risk in any event - Bail refused - Bail Act 1977 ss 1B, 3AAA, 4, 4AA, 4C, 4D, 4E.