Texas Code of Criminal Procedure

Art. Art. 11.60
Refusing to Execute Writ


Any officer to whom a writ of habeas corpus, or other writ, warrant or process authorized by this Chapter shall be directed, delivered or tendered, who refuses to execute the same according to his directions, or who wantonly delays the service or execution of the same, shall be liable to fine as for contempt of court.
Acts 1965, 59th Leg., vol. 2, p. 317, ch. 722.
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