RULE 29. STIPULATIONS REGARDING DISCOVERY PROCEDURE

Effective Date: 3/1/1996

Obsolete Date: 3/1/2011

Unless otherwise directed by the court, the parties may by written stipulation

(1) provide that depositions may be taken before any person, at any time or place, upon any notice, and in any manner and when so taken may be used like other depositions, and
(2) modify other procedures governing or limitations placed upon discovery unless they would interfere with any time set for hearing of a motion or for trial.

The rule was amended, effective March 1, 1996; March 1, 2011.

Rule 29 is derived from Fed.R.Civ.P. 29.

Rule 29 was amended, effective March 1, 2011, in response to the December 1, 2007, revision of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. The language and organization of the rule were changed to make the rule more easily understood and to make style and terminology consistent throughout the rules.

SOURCES: Joint Procedure Committee Minutes of September 25, 2008, page 23; January 26-27, 1995, pages 12-14; November 29-30, 1979, page 5; Fed.R.Civ.P. 29.

CROSS REFERENCE: N.D.R.Civ.P. 33 (Interrogatories to Parties), N.D.R.Civ.P. 34 (Production of Documents and things and Entry Upon Land for Inspection and Other Purposes), and N.D.R.Civ.P. 36 (Requests for Admission).

Effective Date Obsolete Date
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03/01/1996 03/01/2011 View