District Court Act 2016

227 Keeper of prison must detain prisoner on request of bailiff or constable


The keeper of a prison or lock-up must detain a prisoner or defendant at the request of the bailiff or constable to whom a warrant for the arrest or for the detention in prison of the prisoner or defendant has been issued.


The keeper must detain the prisoner or defendant until that person may, by the most convenient means of transport, be taken to the place of imprisonment or be brought before the court that is named in the warrant.

Compare: 1947 No 16 s 121(2)