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§15A‑732.  Confinement in jail when necessary.

The officer or personexecuting the Governor's warrant of arrest, or the agent of the demanding stateto whom the prisoner may have been delivered, may, when necessary, confine theprisoner in the jail of any county or city through which he may pass; and thekeeper of such jail must receive and safely keep the prisoner until the officeror person having charge of him is ready to proceed on his route, such officeror person being chargeable with the expense of keeping.

The officer or agent of ademanding state to whom a prisoner may have been delivered followingextradition proceedings in another state, or to whom a prisoner may have beendelivered after waiving extradition in such other state, and who is passingthrough this State with such a prisoner for the purpose of immediatelyreturning such prisoner to the demanding state may, when necessary, confine theprisoner in the jail of any county or city through which he may pass; and thekeeper of such jail must receive and safely keep the prisoner until the officeror agent having charge of him is ready to proceed on his route, such officer oragent, however, being chargeable with the expense of keeping: Provided,however, that such officer or agent shall produce and show to the keeper ofsuch jail satisfactory written evidence of the fact that he is actuallytransporting such prisoner to the demanding state after a requisition by theexecutive authority of such demanding state. Such prisoner shall not be entitledto demand a new requisition while in this State. (1937, c. 273, s. 12; 1973,c. 1286, s. 16.)