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Arrest warrants

97 Arrest warrants

(cf SCR Part 42, rule 7)

(1) Subject to rules of court--
(a) if, by subpoena or otherwise, the court makes an order, whether under this Act or any other law--
(i) for a person to attend court for any purpose, or
(ii) for a person to produce any document or thing to the court, and
(b) the person fails to comply with the order,
the court may issue, or make an order for the issue of, a warrant for the person's arrest.
(2) Subject to rules of court, an arrest warrant may be issued without notice to the person.
(3) The court from which an arrest warrant has been issued may revoke the warrant.
(4) An arrest warrant is sufficient authority for any person to whom it is addressed, with the assistance of such police officers as may be necessary, to arrest the person named in the warrant, to convey the person to the place specified in the warrant and to deliver the person into the custody of the court sitting at that place.

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