CRIMES, PUNISHMENTS AND PROCEEDINGSIN CRIMINAL CASES
PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES
TRIALS AND PROCEEDINGS BEFORE JUDGMENT
Assignment of counsel for inmates of institutions for reformation of juvenile offenders
Section 16. The court may assign counsel to an inmate of any institution for the reformation of juvenile offenders who is to be tried for an offence alleged to have been committed therein; and shall, upon application, order the superintendent or other officer of such institution to produce at the trial such inmates thereof as, in the opinion of the counsel for the defence, certified in writing, or of the judge, in the absence of counsel, are material witnesses for the defence; and such officer shall obey the order and provide for the custody and safe return of such inmates.