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Habeas corpus                

Reference received: 11 March 1966


Report 1: Applications for Writs of Habeas Corpus and Procedures to be Adopted [PDF, 46Kb], September 1966

Legislative action: 

Common Law Procedure and Supreme Court and Circuit Courts (Amendment) Act 1967​

Terms of reference

To review submissions by the International Commission of Jurists (as to writs of habeas corpus) and to consider generally the procedures which might be adopted in this State covering applications presently provided for in section 20 of the Supreme Court and Circuit Courts Act, as amended.