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Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 918
CONDUCT OF TRIAL
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F.S. 918.03
918.03 Procedure when offense committed outside state.When a court determines that it does not have jurisdiction because the offense charged was committed outside this state, the court may discharge the defendant or direct the clerk to communicate the location of the defendant to the chief executive of the state, territory, or district where the offense was committed. The court may commit the defendant to custody or admit him or her to bail for a reasonable period of time to await a requisition for his or her extradition. If a requisition is not received within the time set by the court, the defendant shall be discharged. If the defendant has been admitted to bail, the court shall order the bond canceled and any deposit of money or bonds returned.
History.s. 208, ch. 19554, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 8663(216); s. 112, ch. 70-339; s. 1536, ch. 97-102.