CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN THE TURKS AND CAICOS AND CAYMAN ISLANDS (SERVICE OF PROCESS) ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

   2   Interpretation

   3   Service of process out of jurisdiction

 

THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE IN THE TURKS AND CAICOS AND CAYMAN ISLANDS (SERVICE OF PROCESS) ACT

[Date of Commencement: 17th June, 1943]

Cap 84.

1   Short title

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   This Act may be cited as the Criminal Justice in the Turks and Caicos and Cayman Islands (Service of Process) Act.

2   Interpretation

   In this Act-

   "competent Court" means the Supreme Court of Jamaica and the Supreme Court of the Turks and Caicos Islands and the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands;

   "proper officer" means the officer of any competent Court charged with the duty of issuing criminal process criminal matters before such Court;

   "process" includes a writ of subpoena and all other process in relation to criminal proceedings.

3   Service of process out of jurisdiction

   (1) Where any competent Court (hereinafter referred to as the originating Court) before which criminal proceedings are pending issues process to compel the attendance before such Court of any person resident or temporarily within the jurisdiction of any other competent Court (hereinafter referred to as the executive Court), the proper officer of the originating Court may transmit such process to the proper officer of the executive Court, and thereupon the proper officer of the executive Court shall take all such steps to effect service of the process so transmitted upon the person to whom such process is directed as if such process had been issued by the executive Court in criminal proceedings pending before such executive Court, and shall certify the result of such steps to the proper officer of the originating court.

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