37 Effect of warrant, etc, for specified prisons


Except where otherwise allowed by law, no person may be received in a prison without a valid committal order.


Any committal order issued, whether before or after the commencement of this Act, for the detention of any person in any specified prison is sufficient authority for the reception and detention of that person in any other prison to which he or she might have been committed.


Any committal order identifying the prison by reference to its location or by any other sufficient description is not invalid by reason only that the prison is usually known by another name or description.


In this section, committal order includes any warrant, writ, order, direction, or authority requiring the detention of any person.

Compare: 1954 No 51 s 15; SR 2000/81 r 33