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The judge of the second chamber of Spain's Supreme Court, Pablo Llarena, has ordered prison with bail for Carme Forcadell, the speaker of the Catalan Parliament.

150,000 euros (£133,000, $175,000). The speaker will tonight enter Madrid's Alcalá-Meco prison and will leave once she has posted the 150,000€ bail. From that point, most likely tomorrow morning, she is prohibited from leaving Spain, she has to hand her passport over (before 2pm tomorrow) and will be obliged to present herself at court once a week.

For most of the rest of the Parliament's Board, namely Lluís Corominas, Lluís Guinó, Anna Simó and Ramona Barrufet, the judge has granted bail of 25,000 euros and given them a week to pay it. Once they have paid, they will be subject to the same cautionary measures as Forcadell.

Joan Josep Nuet, meanwhile, is free on conditions, as requested by the public prosecutor.

Forcadell is expected to leave the Supreme Court building within minutes to be taken to prison, the first time this court has sent someone to prison in 15 years. That last time, the suspect was also granted bail. The Supreme Court has neither cells nor car park, but a Civil Guard van is waiting on calle Bárbara de Bergara, behind the building.

The judge has also written a second order, denying the public prosecutors' request for guaranty for civil responsibility of 6.2 million euros from the six deputies charged. The judge didn't concede the measure although "it could be agreed, in the necessary quantity, if the contents of the case being started show it to be relevant".

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