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Version of section 703 from 2008-01-01 to 2021-02-15:


Marginal note:Warrant effective throughout Canada

  •  (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Act, a warrant of arrest or committal that is issued out of a superior court of criminal jurisdiction, a court of appeal, an appeal court within the meaning of section 812 or a court of criminal jurisdiction other than a provincial court judge acting under Part XIX may be executed anywhere in Canada.

  • Marginal note:Warrant effective in a province

    (2) Despite any other provision of this Act but subject to subsections 487.0551(2) and 705(3), a warrant of arrest or committal that is issued by a justice or provincial court judge may be executed anywhere in the province in which it is issued.

  • R.S., 1985, c. C-46, s. 703
  • R.S., 1985, c. 27 (1st Supp.), s. 149
  • 2007, c. 22, s. 22
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