If an application is not seeking a remedy for release, is the application not for habeas corpus?

British Columbia, Canada


The following excerpt is from Purdy v. Pacific Institution (Warden), 2016 BCSC 1201 (CanLII):

If the applicant is not seeking a remedy of release, they have not engaged the court’s habeas corpus jurisdiction: Mapara v. Ferndale Institution (Warden), 2012 BCCA 127 [Mapara], para. 15.

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