Fugitive Offenders Act 1967 (Commencement No. 1) Order

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Published: 1967-08-16

Fugitive Offenders Act, 1967 (Commencement No. 1) Order
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE [CH.91– 21


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[Original Service 2001] STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS

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WARRANT FOR RETURN TO REQUESTING COUNTRY

(FUGITIVE OFFENDERS ACT, 1967, s. 9(1).)

To the Superintendent of the Fox Hill Prison, to the
Commissioner of Police and to every peace officer.

Whereas a request has been made to the Governor-General by
or on behalf of ........................................ for the return to that
country of A. B. (hereinafter called the prisoner) who is accused
[or alleged to be unlawfully at large after conviction] of the
offence[s] of......................................................................................

And whereas a Chief Magistrate [or a Stipendiary and Circuit
Magistrate], being satisfied that the evidence given before him
would be sufficient to warrant the prisoner’s trial for that/those
offence[s] [or the offence[s] of .........................] if it/they had been
committed in The Bahamas [or that the prisoner had been
convicted of that/those offence[s] [or the offence[s] of ..................]
and appeared to be unlawfully at large], committed the prisoner to
the Fox Hill Prison on the ............... day of ....................., 19 ........,
to await his/her return to ..................................................................

And whereas the prisoner has not been discharged from
custody by order of the Supreme Court:

And whereas the return of the prisoner as aforesaid is not
otherwise prohibited as mentioned in subsection (1) of section 9 of
the Fugitive Offenders Act, 1967:

Now Therefore it is hereby ordered that the prisoner be
returned to ........................ in respect of the offences) for which
he/she was committed to custody by the Chief Magistrate (or
Stipendiary and Circuit Magistrate)

Dated this ................. day of ................................, 19 ...........
Governor-General



FUGITIVE OFFENDERS ACT, 1967
(COMMENCEMENT No. 1) ORDER, 1967

Made ................................. 16th August, 1967
In exercise of the powers conferred on me by section

22 of the Fugitive Offenders Act, 19678, I hereby make the
following Order —

1. Subject to the next following Article, the
Fugitive Offenders Act 1967 shall come into force —


8 1967 c. 68.

S.I. 4/1968
1967 No. 1256 (c.
23) (U.K.)

CH.91 – 22] CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE





STATUTE LAW OF THE BAHAMAS [Original Service 2001]

(a) on 25th August 1967, for the purposes of any
provision thereof conferring power on Her
Majesty to make an Order in Council; and

(b) on 1st September 1967, for the purposes of any
other provision thereof.

2. (1) Nothing in Article 1 of this Order shall apply
in relation to Southern Rhodesia.

(2) Nothing in Article 1(b) of this Order shall bring
any provision of the Fugitive Offenders Act 1967 other
than section 18(2) (powers of local legislatures) into force
in relation to any country to which Her Majesty is
empowered by paragraph (c) of section 2(2) of the said Act
(definition of “United Kingdom dependency”) to apply the
said section 2(2).

3. This Order may be cited as the Fugitive
Offenders Act 1967 (Commencement No. 1) Order 1967.

Denis Healey,
One of Her

Majesty’s Principal
Secretaries of State.

Whitehall
16th August, 1967.

FUGITIVE OFFENDERS ACT (COMMENCEMENT)
ORDER, 1968
(SECTION 22)

[Commencement 22nd February, 1968]
1. This Order may be cited as the Fugitive

Offenders Act (Commencement) Order, 1968.
2. The 12th day of February, 1968, is hereby

appointed as the date on which all the provisions of the
Fugitive Offenders Act, 1967 as extended to The Bahamas
and set out in the Schedule to the Fugitive Offenders
(Bahama Islands) Order, 1967, other than section 22
thereof, shall come into force.

S.I. 16/1968

Title.

Commencement.
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