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The Navy Ordinance, 1961

( Ordinance NO. XXXV OF 1961 )

Chapter IX


Arrest under warrants of naval authorities
93. (1) A warrant for the arrest of a person suspected of any offence under this Ordinance may be issued in the prescribed form by the Chief of Naval Staff, his commanding officer or any other officer empowered by the Chief of Naval Staff in this behalf, and it shall be executed as if it has been issued by a Magistrate of competent jurisdiction.
(2) Every person, to whom such a warrant is issued, shall take steps to execute the warrant and arrest the offender and shall, as soon as may be, arrest the person and deliver him into naval custody.
(3) A person authorised to arrest an offender may use such force as may be necessary for the purpose of affecting such arrest.

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