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SECTION 110.10
Methods of requiring defendant's appearance in local criminal court or youth part of the superior court for arraignment; in general
Criminal Procedure (CPL) CHAPTER 11-A, PART 2, TITLE H, ARTICLE 110
§ 110.10 Methods of requiring defendant's appearance in local criminal

court or youth part of the superior court for arraignment; in

general.

1. After a criminal action has been commenced in a local criminal
court or youth part of the superior court by the filing of an accusatory
instrument therewith, a defendant who has not been arraigned in the
action and has not come under the control of the court may under certain
circumstances be compelled or required to appear for arraignment upon
such accusatory instrument by:

(a) The issuance and execution of a warrant of arrest, as provided in
article one hundred twenty; or

(b) The issuance and service upon him of a summons, as provided in
article one hundred thirty; or

(c) Procedures provided in articles five hundred sixty, five hundred
seventy, five hundred eighty, five hundred ninety and six hundred for
securing attendance of defendants in criminal actions who are not at
liberty within the state.

2. Although no criminal action against a person has been commenced in
any court, he may under certain circumstances be compelled or required
to appear in a local criminal court or youth part of a superior court
for arraignment upon an accusatory instrument to be filed therewith at
or before the time of his appearance by:

(a) An arrest made without a warrant, as provided in article one
hundred forty; or

(b) The issuance and service upon him of an appearance ticket, as
provided in article one hundred fifty.