Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 No 80
69 Arrest of defendant during proceedings
(1) A Magistrate may, at any time when or after a matter is first
before the court and before it is finally disposed of by the court, issue a
warrant to arrest a defendant if the defendant fails to appear personally or
to appear by an Australian legal practitioner or other representative and the
Magistrate is satisfied that the defendant had notice of the date, time and
place of the proceedings.
(2) A Magistrate, Registrar or authorised officer before whom a
defendant is brought on arrest on a warrant issued under this section may, if
bail is not dispensed with or granted, issue a warrant:
(a) committing the defendant to a correctional centre or other place
of security, and
(b) ordering the defendant to be brought before the court at the date,
time and place specified in the order.
(3) The Magistrate, Registrar or authorised officer must give notice
of the date, time and place set to the applicant.