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      CCRP 229     


Art. 229.  Duties of officer in charge

The officer in charge of the jail or police station shall immediately inform the prisoner booked:

(1)  Of the charge against him;

(2)  Of his rights to communicate with and procure counsel; and

(3)  Of his right to request a preliminary examination when he is charged with a felony.

The officer in charge shall, within forty-eight hours from the time of the booking, notify the district attorney in writing of all persons booked for violation of state statutes, and shall furnish without cost a certified copy of any booking entry to any person requesting it.

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