ENACTMENT NO. 09 OF 2002
SYARIAH CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (STATE OF MALACCA) ENACTMENT 2002

PART III - OTHER GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER 3 - OF PROCESSES TO COMPEL APPEARANCE



Section 37. Procedure on arrest of person against whom warrant is issued.

Warrant of Arrest


(1) When a warrant of arrest is executed outside the local limits of the jurisdiction of the Court by which it was issued, the person arrested shall, unless security is taken under section 33, be brought before the nearest Judge of a Syariah Subordinate Court.


(2) The Judge shall, if the person arrested appears to be person intended by the Court which issued the warrant, direct his removal in custody to the Court named in the warrant.


(3) Notwithstanding subsection (2), if the offence is bailable and the person arrested is ready and willing to give bail to the satisfaction of the Court before which he is brought, or a direction has been endorsed under section 33 on the warrant and such person is ready and willing to give the security required by such direction, the Judge shall take such bond or security, as the case may be, and forward the bond to the Court named in the warrant.


(4) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to prevent a Religious Enforcement Officer or police officer from taking security under section 33.




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