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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 06-1313



Administrative Order 2006-6--In Re: Bench Warrants; AD-203-2006

[36 Pa.B. 3647]
[Saturday, July 15, 2006]

Administrative Order

   And Now, this 30th day of June, 2006, the court adopts the following Rule N150, Bench Warrants, effective August 1, 2006.

By The Court:

President Judge


   (a)  Bench warrant hearings required by PA.R.CRIM.P. 150(A)(1) shall be conducted by the motions judge if the judge who issued the bench warrant is unavailable.

   (b)  The Warden of Northampton County Prison promptly shall notify the Court Administrator that an individual is being held on a bench warrant.

   (c)  The Court Administrator shall schedule the bench warrant hearing so that the individual is not held prior to hearing longer than 72 hours, or until the close of the next business day, if the 72 hours expires on a non-business day. The Court Administrator promptly shall notify the District Attorney, the Public Defender or defendant's attorney if an appearance has been entered, and the Office of Pre-trial Services of the bench warrant hearing.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-1313. Filed for public inspection July 14, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]

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