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Issue of warrant

137 Issue of warrant

(1) The magistrate may issue a warrant for the apprehension of the person who has absconded if the magistrate is satisfied the warrant is necessary to enable an authorised person to detain the person.
(2) The warrant authorises any authorised person—
(a) to enter or re-enter any place the authorised person reasonably believes the person is; and
(b) to search the place to find the person; and
(c) to remain in the place for as long as the authorised person considers is reasonably necessary to find the person; and
(d) to take the person to the place where the person is to be detained under an initial examination order or a detention order.
(3) The warrant must state the day when it ends.
(4) An authorised person may exercise powers under the warrant with the help, and using the force, that is reasonable in the circumstances.

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