Subpart 2—Notifying defendant of court appearance

28 Summons in relation to charge may be served

(1)

A constable or any other person may issue and serve a summons on a person if that constable or other person—

(a)

has good cause to suspect that the person has committed an offence; and

(b)

has filed, or intends to file, a charging document in respect of that offence.

(2)

Nothing in this section applies in respect of a private prosecution or proposed private prosecution.

(3)

Nothing in this section allows a summons to be issued in respect of an offence for which a person has been arrested under a warrant or released on Police bail.

Compare: 1957 No 87 ss 19, 19A(1)