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§53-1-9. Suspension of proceedings where prohibition applied for.

On petition for a writ of prohibition, the circuit court, or judge in vacation, or the Supreme Court of Appeals, or a judge thereof in vacation, may, at any time before or after the application for the writ is made, if deemed proper, make an order, a copy of which shall be served on the defendant, suspending the proceedings sought to be prohibited until the final decision of the cause.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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