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§ 5-809. Hearsay admitted at bail or sentencing hearing.

Notwithstanding any other law, at a hearing relating to bail or sentencing arising out of a violation or alleged violation of this title, hearsay evidence is admissible if: 

(1) the hearsay is relevant to the issue; and 

(2) the underlying circumstances on which the hearsay is based and the reliability of the source of the information are demonstrated. 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 298(d); 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]