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(735 ILCS 5/) Code of Civil Procedure.

735 ILCS 5/Art. II Pt. 15

    (735 ILCS 5/Art. II Pt. 15 heading)
Part 15. Abolition of Writs

735 ILCS 5/2-1501

    (735 ILCS 5/2-1501) (from Ch. 110, par. 2-1501)
    Sec. 2-1501. Writs abolished. The function which was, prior to January 1, 1979, performed by a writ of execution to enforce a judgment or order for the payment of money, or by the writs of mandamus, injunction, prohibition, sequestration, habeas corpus, replevin, ne exeat or attachment, or by the writ of possession in an action of ejectment, or by the writ of restitution in an action of forcible entry and detainer, or by the writ of assistance for the possession of real estate, or by a temporary restraining order, shall hereafter be performed by a copy of the order or judgment to be enforced, certified by the clerk of the court which entered the judgment or order.
    The clerk's certification shall bear a legend substantially as follows:
    I hereby certify the above to be correct.
Dated ..........................
(Seal of Clerk of Circuit Court)
    Clerk of the Circuit Court of .............. Illinois.
    This order is the command of the Circuit Court and violation thereof is subject to the penalty of the law.
(Source: P.A. 83-707.)

735 ILCS 5/Art. II Pt. 16

    (735 ILCS 5/Art. II Pt. 16 heading)
Part 16. Revival of Judgment