Cal. Pen. Code § 1496

Current through the 2023 Legislative Session.
Section 1496 - Imprisonment after discharge upon habeas corpus

No person who has been discharged by the order of the Court or Judge upon habeas corpus can be again imprisoned, restrained, or kept in custody for the same cause, except in the following cases:

1. If he has been discharged from custody on a criminal charge, and is afterwards committed for the same offense, by legal order or process;
2. If, after a discharge for defect of proof, or for any defect of the process, warrant, or commitment in a criminal case, the prisoner is again arrested on sufficient proof and committed by legal process for the same offense.

Ca. Pen. Code § 1496

Enacted 1872.