Supreme Court of Western Australia

Surety Information

A surety is a person who enters into a legally enforceable agreement to forfeit a specific amount of money (the surety amount) if the person they are standing surety for (the accused) fails to appear at Court when required by their bail undertaking.

If you are thinking of becoming a surety, further information is set out in the attached document.

Last updated: 1-May-2019

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