157. Reviewing decision.

The writ of habeas corpus will not be granted where the effect of it would be to review the judgment of one of the superior courts which might have been reviewed on appeal1 or to question the decision of an inferior court or tribunal on a matter within its jurisdiction2; or where it would falsify the record of a court which shows jurisdiction on the face of it3. However, in cases relating to extradition and the return of fugitive offenders, it has been held that there is power in the superior court to review the case as it appeared