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Prisoner to be brought before Magistrates' Court

S. 14(1) amended by No. 57/1989 s. 3(Sch. item 163.2(a)(b)).

    (1)     The Magistrates' Court, upon proof to its satisfaction that conditions precedent specified in section 13(1) have been complied with, shall by order in writing direct the gaoler of the prison where the prisoner to whom the certificate relates is then imprisoned to bring the prisoner before the Court on the date and at the time specified in the order for determination as to whether an order of transfer shall be issued.

    (2)     Notice of an order made under subsection (1) shall be served on the Attorney-General and on the prisoner to whom the order relates.

    (3)     At a hearing for the purpose of determining whether an order for the transfer of a prisoner shall be issued—

S. 14(3)(a) amended by Nos 18/2005 s. 18(Sch. 1 item 84), 17/2014 s. 160(Sch.  2 item 73).

        (a)     the prisoner shall be entitled to be represented by an Australian legal practitioner; and

        (b)     the Attorney-General shall be entitled to appear or be represented.

S. 15 amended by No. 57/1989 s. 3(Sch. item 163.3).

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