A judge of the High Court may consider an application for habeas corpus1 initially on paper2. If an application has not been considered initially on paper it may be considered by a judge sitting in court or, if no judge is sitting in court, by a judge otherwise than in court3. Where a judge considers an application, either on paper or at a hearing4, he may:
(1) make an order for the issue of the writ5;
(2) adjourn the application to a hearing6;
(3) direct that the application be considered by a Divisional Court of the Queen's Bench Division7;
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