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4. Jumping bail

When a person fails to appear to answer court bail, the court may issue a warrant for arrest under section 46 of the Criminal Procedure Ordinance empowering the police to arrest the defendant named in the warrant and bring them before the court. After he is arrested, he may either be bailed to a new hearing date or remanded in custody (more likely) until the new date of hearing. Naturally, when one absconds and does not show up to answer bail, his bail deposit is forfeited.