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Art. 882.  Correction of illegal sentence; review of illegal sentence

A.  An illegal sentence may be corrected at any time by the court that imposed the sentence or by an appellate court on review.

B.  A sentence may be reviewed as to its legality on the application of the defendant or of the state:

(1)  In an appealable case by appeal; or

(2)  In an unappealable case by writs of certiorari and prohibition.

C.  Nothing in this Article shall be construed to deprive any defendant of his right, in a proper case, to the writ of habeas corpus.

Amended by Acts 1984, No. 587, §1.

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