RULE 102. PURPOSE AND CONSTRUCTION
These rules shall be construed to secure fairness in administration, elimination of unjustifiable expense and delay, and promotion of growth and development of the law of evidence, to the end that the truth may be ascertained and proceedings justly determined.
SOURCES: Minutes of Joint Procedure Committee: April 8, 1976, page 14; October 1, 1975, page 2. Rule 102, Federal Rules of Evidence; Rule 102, SBAND proposal.
CONSIDERED: Rule 2, NDRCrimP; Rule 1, NDRCivP.