Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No. 51 of 1977)
Chapter 5 : Arrest
45. Arrest on telegraphic authority
|(1)||A telegraphic or similar written or printed communication from any magistrate, justice or peace officer stating that a warrant has been issued for the arrest of any person, shall be sufficient authority to any peace officer for the arrest and detention of that person.|
|(2)||The provisions of section 50 shall apply with reference to an arrest effected in accordance with subsection (1).|
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