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The 189th General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 31: Resistance or disobedience of writ; attachment

Section 31. Whoever resists the service of the writ of habeas corpus, or disobeys it when served, shall be liable to attachment as for a contempt of the court or justice before whom the writ is returnable.