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Who may execute warrant?

    (1)     The sheriff may direct that a warrant to arrest issued under section 69 is to be executed by—

        (a)     a named person who is a bailiff for the purposes of the Supreme Court Act 1986 ; or

        (b)     generally all persons who are bailiffs for the purposes of the Supreme Court Act 1986 ; or

S. 69B(1)(c) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 151.2(a)(i)).

        (c)     a named police officer; or

S. 69B(1)(d) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 151.2(a)(ii)).

        (d)     generally all police officers.

    (2)     A direction made under subsection (1) attached to the execution copy of a warrant to arrest authorises the person that is the subject of the direction to do all things that he or she would have been directed and authorised to do if the warrant to arrest had been directed to him or her.

S. 69B(3) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 151.2(b)).

    (3)     A warrant to arrest directed to a named bailiff or police officer may be executed by any bailiff or police officer, as the case requires.

S. 69C inserted by No. 32/2013 s. 47 (as amended by No. 77/2013 ss 45, 48).

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