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Warrant of commitment

62 Warrant of commitment

(1) As soon as practicable after sentencing an offender to imprisonment, a court must issue a warrant for the committal of the offender to a correctional centre.
(2) The warrant must be signed by an authorised officer.
(3) A warrant under this section is sufficient authority--
(a) for any police officer to convey the offender to the correctional centre or police station identified in the warrant, and
(b) for the governor of the correctional centre, or the person in charge of the police station, to keep the offender in his or her custody for the term of the sentence.
(4) This section does not apply--
(a) while action is being taken under Part 5 in relation to the making of an intensive correction order, or
(b) to a sentence of imprisonment that is the subject of an intensive correction order.

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