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Rule 1

If an assignment or appointment of counsel is made pursuant to Rule 8 of the Massachusetts Rules of Criminal Procedure, including a senior law school student pursuant to Supreme Judicial Court Rule 3:03, and the assignee or appointee is available during the same day within such time as the judge in his discretion shall permit, no determination of bail other than release on personal recognizance shall be made with out a reasonable opportunity being-given the assignee or appointee to confer with the defendant and to be heard on the question of bail. Notice of the right to a speedy review of any bail determination by a judge shall be given to the defendant by the judge at the time the determination is made, and a record of the giving of this notice shall be recorded by the session clerk.