A writ of protection shall issue only upon the application of the person for whom such writ is to be issued, or some person in his behalf, and upon order of the court, and then only if it is made to appear to the court, by affidavit and any other evidence that the court may require, (1) that the application is made in good faith and for the purpose of enabling such person to attend this court as a party or witness in some specified proceeding pending, (2) if such person is a party, that such proceeding has not been brought collusively to enable him to obtain a writ of protection, and (3) if such person is a witness, that he has not been required to attend as a witness by his own request or procurement, to enable him to obtain a writ of protection.

Added December 14, 2011, effective January 2, 2012.

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