Colonial Prisoners Removal Act 1869

5 Removal of prisoners to be by warrant.E+W+S+N.I.

Where the sanction of Her Majesty has been given to any such agreement as aforesaid relating to the removal of prisoners from one colony to another for the purpose of undergoing their punishment, any prisoners under sentence or order of transportation, imprisonment, or penal servitude may be removed from such one colony to the other under the authority of a warrant signed by the governor, and addressed to the master of any ship, or any other person or persons; and the person or persons to whom such warrant is addressed shall have power to convey the prisoner therein named to such other colony, and to deliver him when there into the custody of any authority designated in such warrant, or empowered by the governor of such last-mentioned colony to receive such prisoner.