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Sample letters 

The following section contains sample letters and reports. Use these as a guide to the types of information that should be included by people who write letters supporting your application.

If the people writing letters to support your application are unsure about how or what to write, send them a photocopy of the sample letter that relates to them. Tell them to use this letter as a guide.

Employer's letter

(date)

(name of employer)
(address of employer)
(phone number of employer)

To whom it may concern

I have offered (your name)a full time position as a (job, eg, motor mechanic) if he is granted bail. I understand that (your name) is charged with (enter charges).

His duties will include (describe, eg. servicing engines).

(Your name) was previously employed by me from (date) to (date).

Yours sincerely

(signature of employer)

(name of employer)

Surety's letter

(date)

(name of surety)
(address of surety)
(phone number of surety)

To whom it may concern

I offer to provide (amount of surety) as surety for (your name). I understand that (your name) is charged with (enter charges).

I understand that this amount is forfeited by me if (your name) does not appear at court at the next scheduled date.

This surety is offered against (object of value, eg: the value of my home at the above address. This house is valued at $130,000 and has $35,000 left owing in repayments).

Yours sincerely

(signature of surety)

(name of surety)



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