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Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 950
JAILS AND JAILERS
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F.S. 950.02
950.02 Removal to jail of another county.
(1) When in the opinion of the Governor and the interests of the state demand it, the circuit judge shall, upon the request of the Governor, sheriff, or chief correctional officer, make an order directing that any person held under a criminal charge shall be confined in the jail of another county of the state than that in which the offense charged is alleged to have been committed.
(2) When it shall be made to appear to a circuit judge to be necessary to quickly remove a prisoner to the jail of another county for safekeeping or to prevent injury to such prisoner, the circuit judge shall make an order directing that any person held under a criminal charge shall be confined in the jail of another county of the state than that in which the offense is alleged to have been committed.
(3) No order above referred to shall be made except by the judge of the circuit in which the county where the offense is alleged to have been committed is located. Such order shall be of full force and effect throughout the state, but the county to which the prisoner is sent, or any officer thereof, is not required to incur or pay any expense or charge of maintaining such prisoner.
History.ss. 1, 2, ch. 3207, 1881; RS 3028; GS 4105; RGS 6209; CGL 8541; ss. 1-3, ch. 20414, 1941; s. 20, ch. 91-225.