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Chapter 7.16 RCW

CERTIORARI, MANDAMUS, AND PROHIBITION

RCW Sections

7.16.010Parties, how designated.
7.16.020Judgment, motion, and order defined.
CERTIORARI
7.16.030Certiorari defined.
7.16.040Grounds for granting writ.
7.16.050Application for writ -- Notice.
7.16.060Writ, to whom directed.
7.16.070Contents of writ.
7.16.080Stay of proceedings.
7.16.100Service of writ.
7.16.110Defective return -- Further return -- Hearing -- Judgment.
7.16.120Questions involving merits to be determined.
7.16.130Copy of judgment to inferior tribunal, board, or officer.
7.16.140Judgment roll.
MANDAMUS
7.16.150Mandamus defined.
7.16.160Grounds for granting writ.
7.16.170Absence of remedy at law required -- Affidavit.
7.16.180Alternative or peremptory writs -- Form.
7.16.190Notice of application -- No default.
7.16.200Answer.
7.16.210Questions of fact, how determined.
7.16.220Applicant may demur to answer or countervail it by proof.
7.16.230Motion for new trial, where made.
7.16.240Certification of verdict -- Argument.
7.16.250Hearing.
7.16.260Judgment for damages and costs -- Peremptory mandate.
7.16.270Service of writ.
7.16.280Enforcement of writ -- Penalty.
PROHIBITION
7.16.290Prohibition defined.
7.16.300Grounds for granting writ -- Affidavit.
7.16.310Alternative or peremptory writs -- Form.
7.16.320Provisions relating to mandate applicable.
IN GENERAL
7.16.330When writs may be made returnable.
7.16.340Rules of practice.
7.16.350Appellate review.
7.16.360Inapplicability 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Rules of court: Writ procedure superseded by RAP 2.1; special proceeding RAP 16.1 through 16.17.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.