Jurisdiction: New Zealand New Zealand

The release of a person from custody on the condition that they show up in court when next required and also comply with any other conditions (such as that the person lives at a particular address).

Source: Glossary of Legal Terms, New Zealand Ministry of Justice
Jurisdiction: United States United States

The release, prior to trial, of a person accused of a crime, under specified conditions designed to assure that person's appearance in court when required. Also, can refer to the amount of bond money posted as a financial condition of pretrial release.

Source: Glossary of Legal Terms, United States Courts