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Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977)

Chapter 33 : General Provisions

339. Removal of accused from one prison to another for purpose of attending at criminal proceedings


Whenever an accused is in custody and it becomes necessary that he be removed from one prison to another prison for the purpose of attending his trial, the magistrate of the district in which the accused is in custody shall issue a warrant for the removal of the accused to such other prison.