Peremptory Writ Of Mandate Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Peremptory Writ Of Mandate, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is 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.