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SENTENCING ACT 1991 - SECT 69

Issue of warrant to arrest person in default

    (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.

    (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S. 69(5) repealed by No. 47/2014 s. 307.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).



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