81.021 Prohibition; supersedeas.—If in its judgment a prima facie case is made, the court shall issue an order directed to the body presuming to exercise jurisdiction and to plaintiff to show cause why the writ of prohibition should not issue. The order is a supersedeas and shall be served on the body presuming to exercise jurisdiction and the parties at such time as the court directs and those served shall defend within the time set in the writ. In case of failure to make an answer, it may be enforced by contempt.
History.—s. 2, ch. 1873, 1872; s. 3, ch. 3002, 1877; RS 1786; GS 2263; RGS 3586; CGL 5451; s. 32, ch. 67-254; s. 29, ch. 73-333.