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Execution of process and warrants

    (1)     A police officer has a duty to execute—

        (a)     all process directed to him or her for the recovery of fines and other amounts; and

        (b)     all lawful summonses, warrants, orders and directions directed to him or her by a court or tribunal.

    (2)     Despite subsection (1), any process, summons, warrant, order or direction of a court or tribunal directed to a police officer may be executed by any other police officer, who has the same authority as if it had been directed to him or her.

    (3)     In this section—

"court or tribunal" includes—

        (a)     a board, commission or other body established by or under an Act; and

        (b)     a coroner; and

        (c)     a member, officer or member of staff of a court or tribunal (including of a person or body referred to in paragraph (a) or (b)).

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