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Corrections and Conditional Release Act (S.C. 1992, c. 20)

Act current to 2022-06-01 and last amended on 2019-11-30. Previous Versions

Marginal note:Execution of warrant

  •  (1) A warrant of apprehension issued under section 11.1, 18, 118, 135, 135.1 or 136 or by a provincial parole board, or an electronically transmitted copy of such a warrant, shall be executed by any peace officer to whom it is given in any place in Canada as if it had been originally issued or subsequently endorsed by a justice or other lawful authority having jurisdiction in that place.

  • Marginal note:Arrest without warrant

    (2) A peace officer who believes on reasonable grounds that a warrant is in force under this Part or under the authority of a provincial parole board for the apprehension of a person may arrest the person without warrant and remand the person in custody.

  • Marginal note:Where arrest made

    (3) Where a person has been arrested pursuant to subsection (2), the warrant of apprehension, or an electronically transmitted copy thereof, shall be executed within forty-eight hours after the arrest is made, failing which the person shall be released.

  • 1992, c. 20, s. 137
  • 1995, c. 42, s. 52
  • 1997, c. 17, s. 34
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