Revised Laws of Saint Lucia (2021)

1203.   Warrant to arrest person etc. about to leave State


    (1)   If upon the oath of any credible witness, it appears to the judge or magistrate that any person who has been allowed time for the payment of any penalty, or who has been directed to pay any penalty by instalments, is about to leave the State, the judge or magistrate may issue a warrant to arrest and bring the person before him or her.


    (2)   The judge or magistrate may, unless the person satisfies him or her that he or she does not intend to leave the State, rescind so much of the order as allows time for payment or for payment by instalments, and issue such warrant of commitment or other process as might have been issued at the hearing but for the order allowing time for payment or payment by instalments.

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