C-25.1 - Code of Penal Procedure

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42. A judge before whom a witness is called to appear who finds that the witness has failed to appear before him or has left the place of the hearing without having been released from the obligation of remaining in attendance may
(1)  order that a new summons be served on the witness by a bailiff or that it be served to the witness by a peace officer by registered mail; or
(2)  issue a warrant for witness if he is satisfied that the witness can give useful evidence and, on the strength of proof of the receipt of the summons, that he was duly summoned, or that the witness is attempting to evade justice.
1987, c. 96, a. 42; 1995, c. 51, s. 5; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP); I.N. 2017-02-01; 2020, c. 122020, c. 12, s. 13.
42. A judge before whom a witness is called to appear who finds that the witness has failed to appear before him or has left the place of the hearing without having been released from the obligation of remaining in attendance may
(1)  order that a new summons be served on the witness by a bailiff or that it be served to the witness by a peace officer by registered or priority mail; or
(2)  issue a warrant of arrest if he is satisfied that the witness can give useful evidence and, on the strength of proof of the receipt of the summons, that he was duly summoned, or that the witness is attempting to evade justice.
1987, c. 96, a. 42; 1995, c. 51, s. 5; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP); I.N. 2017-02-01.
42. A judge before whom a witness is called to appear who finds that the witness has failed to appear before him or has left the place of the hearing without having been released from the obligation of remaining in attendance may
(1)  order that a new summons be served on the witness by a bailiff or that it be notified to the witness by a peace officer by registered or priority mail; or
(2)  issue a warrant of arrest if he is satisfied that the witness can give useful evidence and, on the strength of proof of the receipt of the summons, that he was duly summoned, or that the witness is attempting to evade justice.
1987, c. 96, a. 42; 1995, c. 51, s. 5; I.N. 2016-01-01 (NCCP).
42. A judge before whom a witness is called to appear who finds that the witness has failed to appear before him or has left the place of the hearing without having been released from the obligation of remaining in attendance may
(1)  order that a new summons be served on the witness by a peace officer or a bailiff or by registered, certified or priority mail; or
(2)  issue a warrant of arrest if he is satisfied that the witness can give useful evidence and, on the strength of proof of the receipt of the summons, that he was duly summoned, or that the witness is attempting to evade justice.
1987, c. 96, a. 42; 1995, c. 51, s. 5.
42. A judge before whom a witness is called to appear who finds that the witness has failed to appear before him or has left the place of the hearing without having been released from the obligation of remaining in attendance shall issue a warrant of arrest if he is satisfied that the witness was duly summoned and can give useful evidence.
1987, c. 96, a. 42.