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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 53-1-1 §53-1-1. When writ of prohibition lies as matter of right.
The writ of prohibition shall lie as a matter of right in all cases of usurpation and abuse of power, when the inferior court has not jurisdiction of the subject matter in controversy, or, having such jurisdiction, exceeds its legitimate powers.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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