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  532.640.  Penalty for failing to obey and make return to writ. — If any officer or other person, upon whom a writ of habeas corpus shall be duly served, shall neglect or refuse to obey the same, by producing the party therein named, and making a full and explicit return to the writ, as required by this chapter, he shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and also forfeit to the party aggrieved a sum not exceeding one thousand dollars.


(RSMo 1939 § 1649)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 1485; 1919 § 1935; 1909 § 2500

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