29-2802. Writ; applicant; to be taken before judge; return.

It shall be the duty of the officer or person to whom such writ shall be directed to convey the person or persons so imprisoned or detained and named in such writ, before the judge allowing the same, or, in case of his absence or disability, before some other judge of the same court, on the day specified in such writ, and to make due return of the writ, together with the day and cause of caption and detention of such person, according to the command thereof.

Source:G.S.1873, c. 58, § 354, p. 804; R.S.1913, § 9248; C.S.1922, § 10277; C.S.1929, § 29-2802; R.S.1943, § 29-2802.