Application for the writ may be made either by the party for whose relief it is intended or by any person in his behalf. (1868-9, c. 116, s. 3; Code, s. 1625; Rev., s. 1823; C.S., s. 2207.)

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes 17-5

  • Writ: A formal written command, issued from the court, requiring the performance of a specific act.