(a) Service. If the respondent is confined, or if he/she is incompetent, or a minor under the age of 14, the order to show cause, and the warrant of arrest, if issued, shall be served in the manner described in this chapter upon the person or in the person’s name.

(b) Office Custody-Cost of Maintenance. An alien confined because of physical or mental disability in an institution or at the hospital will not be accepted into physical custody by the office until an order of deportation has been entered and the office is ready to deport the alien. When such an alien is an inmate of a public or private institution at a time of the commencement of the deportation proceedings, expenses for the maintenance of the alien shall not be incurred by the government until the alien is taken under physical custody by the officer.

History: Rule 3-86, eff 7 Dec 86.