589.14 SENDING PETITIONER BACK TO CUSTODY.
The judge shall immediately send the petitioner back to the detaining authority if it appears
that the petitioner is detained in custody:
(1) under process issued by a court or judge of the United States, in a case where the court
or judge has exclusive jurisdiction;
(2) under final judgment of a competent court of civil or criminal jurisdiction, or under an
execution issued upon a judgment of either of those courts; or
(3) for contempt of court, specially and plainly charged in the commitment, by a court having
authority to commit for the contempt so charged.
The judge shall also immediately send the petitioner back to the detaining authority if it
appears that the time during which the person may be legally detained has not expired.
History: (9752) RL s 4586; 1985 c 265 art 9 s 1