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PUBLIC HEALTH ACT 2005 - SECT 137
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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