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  547.340.  Duty of marshal under execution of sentence order — warrant for arrest, issuance, authority under. — 1.  Where the supreme court shall make an order, as directed in section 547.330, a certified copy of the order shall be given to the marshal of the court, who may without delay issue a warrant for the arrest and transportation of the convict and who shall without delay, either in person, by such deputy marshals as the court may direct, or by any peace officer, as defined in section 542.261, arrest such convict wherever he may be found in this state, transport and deliver him to the proper officer.

  2.  Upon the request of any district of the court of appeals and with the consent of the supreme court, the marshal of the supreme court shall issue a warrant for the arrest and transportation of a convict where the judgment the convict appealed from has been affirmed or the appeal has been dismissed by that district of the court of appeals or the appeal filed has been withdrawn.

  3.  A warrant for arrest and transportation may be directed to any peace officer, as defined in section 542.261, and shall authorize that officer to arrest and transport the convict as directed by the marshal.

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(RSMo 1939 § 4140, A.L. 1982 S.B. 497)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 3750; 1919 § 4096; 1909 § 5302


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