Notice of Hearing Wednesday, July 17, 2002

IN THE SUPREME COURT

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

NOTICE OF HEARING

Supreme Court No. 20020178

Proposed Amendments to the North Dakota Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules of Court and Supreme Court Administrative Rules

The Joint Procedure Committee filed proposed amendments to Rules 5, 23, 47 and 55, of the North Dakota Rules of Civil Procedure, Rules 2.2, 3.3, 7.1, and Appendix F of Rule 8.8, of the North Dakota Rules of Court, and Rule 13, North Dakota Supreme Court Administrative Rules. A synopsis is attached. A complete copy of the proposed Amendments may be obtained from the Clerk of the Supreme Court.

ORDERED, that a hearing be held on the proposed amendments, Thursday, October 3, 2002, at 2:45 p.m., in the Ralph J. Erickstad Courtroom of the Supreme Court, at the State Capitol in Bismarck, North Dakota. Time for personal appearances will be limited. Any person wishing to appear must notify Penny Miller, Clerk of the Supreme Court, at least three days prior to the scheduled hearing. Any person wishing to comment on the proposed amendments may do so in writing prior to the hearing. Address written comments to Penny Miller, Clerk of the Supreme Court, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 180, Bismarck, ND 58505-0530.

Dated: July 17, 2002.

/s/ Penny Miller
Clerk
North Dakota Supreme Court