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Punishment upon return of habeas corpus
Judiciary (JUD) CHAPTER 30, ARTICLE 19
§ 771. Punishment upon return of habeas corpus. Where the accused is
brought up by virtue of a writ of habeas corpus, he must, after the
final order is made, be remanded to the custody of the sheriff, or other
officer, to whom the writ was directed. If the final order directs that
he be punished by imprisonment, or committed until the payment of a sum
of money, he must be so imprisoned or committed, upon his discharge from
custody under the mandate, by virtue of which he is held by the sheriff,
or other officer.