2020 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 17 - Evidence and Witnesses
Part 2 - Uniform Law to Secure Attendance of Witnesses
§ 40-17-205. Ordering Witness Into Custody

Universal Citation: TN Code § 40-17-205 (2020)

If the certificate recommends that the witness be taken into immediate custody and delivered to an officer of the requesting state to assure the witness's attendance in the requesting state, the judge may, in lieu of notification of the hearing, direct that the witness be immediately brought before the judge for the hearing. The judge at the hearing, being satisfied of the desirability of the custody and delivery, for which determination the certificate shall be prima facie proof, may, in lieu of issuing a subpoena or summons, order that the witness be taken into custody immediately and delivered to an officer of the requesting state.

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