(1) Where a summons or originating motion for punishment of a contempt has been filed, and it appears to the Court that the respondent has absconded or is likely to abscond or has left or is likely to leave Victoria, the Court may issue a warrant for his or her arrest and detention in custody until he or she is brought before the Court to answer the charge, unless he or she gives security, as the Court directs, for his or her attendance in person to answer the charge and to submit to the judgment of the Court.
(2) A warrant for the arrest of the respondent may be issued—
(a) where the arrest is ordered by a Judge of the Court, under the hand of the Judge;
(b) where the arrest is ordered by the Court of Appeal, under the hand of the presiding Judge.
(3) A warrant issued under paragraph (1) may be directed to any one or more of the following—
(a) the sheriff;
(b) a named police officer;
(c) all police officers;
(d) any named person authorised by law to execute a warrant to arrest; or
(e) all persons authorised by law to execute a warrant to arrest.
(4) The warrant may be in Form 75B.