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Peremptory Writ Of Mandate

it is an order issued by any court to its subordinate court, person, corporation or government officials compelling them to perform an act which the law determines is a duty resulting from the office.Writs are either alternative or peramptory.Alternative writs commands the body it directs and gives them certain time period to show cause in court as to why that act has not been performed.Peramptory writs does the similar effect except that the body concerned is not given any chance of showcausing before the court and have to follow the commands as per the writ.

 
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