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                               SUBCHAPTER C
                          INTER-COUNTY DETENTION

     Sec.
     9161.  Arrest prior to requisition.
     9162.  Arrest without a warrant.
     9163.  Commitment to await requisition.
     9164.  Bail.
     9165.  Payment of costs and expenses.

        Enactment.  Subchapter C was added July 11, 1991, P.L.76,
     No.13, effective immediately.
     § 9161.  Arrest prior to requisition.
        Whenever any person within this Commonwealth shall be charged
     on the oath of any credible person before any judge or issuing
     authority of this Commonwealth with the commission of any crime
     in any other county of this Commonwealth, with having fled from
     justice or having been convicted of a crime in that county and
     having escaped from confinement or having broken the terms of
     his bail, probation or parole, or whenever complaint shall have
     been made before any judge or issuing authority in this
     Commonwealth setting forth on the affidavit of any credible
     person on information received by way of computer check or other
     means of electronic communication or upon affidavit of a
     credible person from the charging county that a crime has been
     committed in such other county and that the accused has been
     charged in such county with the commission of the crime and has
     fled from justice or with having been convicted of a crime in
     that county and having escaped from confinement or having broken
     the terms of his bail, probation or parole and is believed to be
     elsewhere in this Commonwealth, the judge or issuing authority
     shall issue a warrant directed to any peace officer commanding
     him to apprehend the person named therein wherever he may be
     found in this Commonwealth and to bring him before the same or
     any other judge or issuing authority who or which may be
     available in, or convenient of, access to the place where the
     arrest may be made to answer the charge or complaint and
     affidavit, and a certified copy of the sworn charge or complaint
     and affidavit upon which the warrant is issued shall be attached
     to the warrant.

        Cross References.  Section 9161 is referred to in section
     9162 of this title.
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