Chapter 7.16 RCW

CERTIORARI, MANDAMUS, AND PROHIBITION

Sections
Parties, how designated.
Judgment, motion, and order defined.
CERTIORARI
Certiorari defined.
Grounds for granting writ.
Application for writNotice.
Writ, to whom directed.
Contents of writ.
Stay of proceedings.
Service of writ.
Defective returnFurther returnHearingJudgment.
Questions involving merits to be determined.
Copy of judgment to inferior tribunal, board, or officer.
Judgment roll.
MANDAMUS
Mandamus defined.
Grounds for granting writ.
Absence of remedy at law requiredAffidavit.
Alternative or peremptory writsForm.
Notice of applicationNo default.
Answer.
Questions of fact, how determined.
Applicant may demur to answer or countervail it by proof.
Motion for new trial, where made.
Certification of verdictArgument.
Hearing.
Judgment for damages and costsPeremptory mandate.
Service of writ.
Enforcement of writPenalty.
PROHIBITION
Prohibition defined.
Grounds for granting writAffidavit.
Alternative or peremptory writsForm.
Provisions relating to mandate applicable.
IN GENERAL
When writs may be made returnable.
Rules of practice.
Appellate review.
Inapplicability to action reviewable under Administrative Procedure Act or Land Use Petition Act.
NOTES:
Rules of court: Writ procedure superseded by RAP 2.1; special proceeding RAP 16.1 through 16.17.
Camping resorts, writ of mandamus authorized: RCW 19.105.470.