You have the right to speak with an attorney-at-law to get advice on any matter relating to your arrest or charge. You also have the right to retain an attorney to defend you. A defendant should be allowed the earliest opportunity to retain a lawyer to act on his or her behalf to prevent him or her from saying or doing anything against his or her interest.
You have the right to be brought before a magistrate or justice of the peace as soon as possible after you are charged.
If the offence is one for which bail may be granted, you have the right to make an application for bail before the magistrate or justice of the peace. You have the right to reasonable bail for bailable offences and the right not to be refused bail without there being a good reason.