RULE 802. HEARSAY RULE
Hearsay is not admissible except as provided by these rules, by other rules adopted by the North Dakota Supreme Court, or by statute.
Rule 802 states the general rule excluding the admissibility of hearsay statements. Exception is made for those cases in which statutes or other rules allow the use of hearsay evidence.
SOURCES: Minutes of Joint Procedure Committee: January 29, 1976, page 18; October 1, 1975, page 7. Rule 802, Federal Rules of Evidence; Rule 802, SBAND proposal.