Criminal Procedure Code
Criminal Procedure (Habeas Corpus) Rules, 2015
Statutory Instrument 12 of 2015
- Commenced on 30 March 2015
- [This is the version of this document at 1 June 2020.]
1.These rules may be cited as the Criminal Procedure Citation (Habeas Corpus) Rules, 2015.
2.In these Rules—"Judge" means the Chief Justice or a Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court;"Registry" means the Registry of the Supreme Court.
12.A person who has been released from the detention in accordance with an order made under these rules shall not be detained again on the same or similar grounds unless there has been a material change in the circumstances and the evidence revealed in support thereof.
13.Notwithstanding anything in these rules, where an application under these rules has been made by or on behalf of a person, no further application under these rules in respect of that person shall be made or entertained on the same or similar grounds unless there has been a material change in the circumstances and the evidence revealed in support thereof.
14.A person who being aware that an application is pending under these rules—
15.The Judge may in a matter, where the Judge considers it necessary and appropriate, for reasons to be recorded in writing, award any cost in respect of an application under these rules in accordance with sections 146 to 151 of the Criminal Procedure Code.
History of this document
30 March 2015