(1) If a warrant for the arrest of a person issued in an extradition country by a court or a Judge or other person having lawful authority under the law of the extradition country to issue it is produced to a District Court Judge, and the Judge is satisfied that—
the Judge may endorse the warrant in the prescribed form to authorise its execution in New Zealand.
(2) A warrant endorsed under subsection (1) is sufficient authority for any constable to execute the warrant in accordance with this Part.
Compare: Fugitive Offenders Act 1881 s 13 (Imp); Extradition Act 1988 s 28 (Aust)
Section 41(1): amended, on 19 December 2002, by section 11 of the Extradition Amendment Act (No 2) 2002 (2002 No 64).
Section 41(2): amended, on 1 October 2008, pursuant to section 116(a)(ii) of the Policing Act 2008 (2008 No 72).