Detention pending surrender

Republic of Nauru

Criminal Procedure Act 1972


73 Power of court to order prisoner to be brought before it

(1) Where any person for whose attendance or arrest a magistrate is empowered to issue a summons or warrant is confined in the prison, a magistrate may issue an order to the Superintendent of the prison requiring him to bring that person in proper custody before the District Court at a time to be named in the order and, where that person is committed for trial to the Supreme Court, the Registrar may issue an order similarly for him to be brought before the Supreme Court.

(2) The Superintendent of the prison shall, on receipt of an order made under this section, act in accordance therewith and shall provide for the safe custody of the prisoner during his absence from the prison for that purpose.

Rome Statute

Article 89 Surrender of persons to the Court


(c) A person being transported shall be detained in custody during the period of transit;