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FAMILY COURT ACT 1997 - SECT 29

29 .         Marshal

        (1)         The Marshal —

            (a)         is charged with the service and execution of all writs, orders, decrees, warrants, precepts, processes, and commands directed to the Marshal by —

                  (i)         the Court; or

                  (ii)         a court of summary jurisdiction constituted by a family law magistrate;

                and

            (b)         must take, receive, and detain any person who is committed to the Marshal’s custody by a court referred to in paragraph (a) and must discharge all such persons when directed by such court or required by law.

        (2)         The Marshal may authorise such persons as the Marshal thinks fit to assist the Marshal in the performance of any of the Marshal’s functions.

        [Section 29 amended: No. 59 of 2004 s. 95.]



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