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Criminal Procedure Act 1986 No 209
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 6 August 2020 at 06:16)
242 Form of warrants of commitment
(1) A warrant to commit a person must be in the form prescribed by the rules.(2) Without limiting subsection (1), the warrant must be directed to a person permitted by the rules to execute the warrant and must do the following things—(a) name or describe the person to be committed,(b) direct and authorise the person to take and safely convey the named person to the correctional centre or other place,(c) direct the person to deliver the named person to the officer in charge of the place,(d) direct and authorise the officer in charge of the place to receive the named person in custody and to keep the named person in custody for the period specified, or in the circumstances specified, or until the named person is otherwise lawfully released from custody.(3) A warrant to commit a witness to a correctional centre, lock-up or a place of security must not require the witness to be kept in custody for more than 7 days.(4) An authorised officer may sign a warrant to commit a person if a Judge or Magistrate has directed in writing that the warrant be issued.