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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 109R

Form of warrants of commitment

109R 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 police officer and must do the following things:
(a) name or describe the person to be committed,
(b) direct and authorise the police officer to take and safely convey the named person to a correctional centre, detention centre or other place of security,
(c) direct the police officer 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.
Note : A warrant of commitment must not require a person to be kept in custody for more than 7 days--see section 109K (2).



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