When Habeas Corpus cannot be issued?

The writ, Habeas Corpus is not issued in the following cases:

  • Detention is lawful
  • The proceeding is for the contempt of a legislature or a court
  • Detention is by a competent court
  • Detention is outside the jurisdiction of the court. 

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