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Effective Date: 4/8/1976

Obsolete Date: 3/1/2014

These rules govern proceedings in the courts of North Dakota, to the extent and with the exceptions stated in Rule 1101.

Rule 101 was amended, effective March 1, 2014.

Rule 101 was amended, effective March 1, 2014, in response to the December 1, 2011, revision of the Federal Rules of Evidence. 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. A set of definitions applicable to the Rules of Evidence in general is also added. There is no intent to change any result in any ruling on evidence admissibility.

SOURCES: Joint Procedure Committee Minutes of April 25-26, 2013, page 27; April 8, 1976, page 14. Rule 101, Federal Rules of Evidence; Rule 101, SBAND proposal.


SUPERSEDED: N.D.C.C. § 29-21-12.

Cross Reference: N.D.R.Ev. 1101 (Applicability of Rules); N.D.R.Civ.P. 43 (Evidence); N.D.R.Crim.P. 26 (Taking Testimony). 

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