Section, added Pub. L. 95–598, title II, § 250(a),Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2672, did not become effective pursuant to section 402(b) ofPub. L. 95–598, as amended, set out as an Effective Date note preceding section
101 of Title
11, Bankruptcy. Section read as follows:
§ 2256. Habeas corpus from bankruptcy courts
A bankruptcy court may issue a writ of habeas corpus—
(1) when appropriate to bring a person before the court—
(A) for examination;
(B) to testify; or
(C) to perform a duty imposed on such person under this title; or
(2) ordering the release of a debtor in a case under title 11 in custody under the judgment of a Federal or State court if—
(A) such debtor was arrested or imprisoned on process in any civil action;
(B) such process was issued for the collection of a debt—
(i) dischargeable under title 11; or
(ii) that is or will be provided for in a plan under chapter 11 or 13 of title
(C) before the issuance of such writ, notice and a hearing have been afforded the adverse party of such debtor in custody to contest the issuance of such writ.
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