(1) If a natural person defaults in the payment of a fine or of any instalment under an instalment order, the sentencing court or the proper officer may issue a warrant to arrest the person.
(2) The court or proper officer must not issue a warrant under subsection (1) if an order has been made by the sentencing court under section 64.
S. 69(2A) inserted by No. 17/2022 s. 83.
(2A) The court or proper officer must not issue a warrant under subsection (1) in respect of a registered court fine within the meaning of the Fines Reform Act 2014 .
(3) A warrant to arrest issued under subsection (1) may be directed to the sheriff.
(4) For the purposes of this section, a person defaults in the payment of a fine or instalment if the payment is not made by the end of 28 days after the due date for payment.
S. 69(5) repealed by No. 47/2014 s. 307.
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S. 69A inserted by No. 32/2013 s. 47 (as amended by No. 77/2013 ss 45, 48).