Order of Adoption Thursday, December 7, 2017

IN THE SUPREME COURT 
STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA

Order of Adoption

Supreme Court No. 20170288


Proposed Amendments to the North Dakota Rules of Civil Procedure, North Dakota Rules of Criminal Procedure, North Dakota Rules of Appellate Procedure, North Dakota Rules of Juvenile Procedure and North Dakota Rules of Court


[¶ 1] On July 24, 2017, the Joint Procedure Committee submitted a petition to approve proposed amendments to North Dakota Rules of Civil Procedure 6, 11 and 36; North Dakota Rules of Criminal Procedure 17 and 45; North Dakota Rules of Appellate Procedure 4, 26, 29 and 32; North Dakota Rule of Juvenile Procedure 21; and North Dakota Rules of Court 3.1, 3.5, 8.3.1, Appendix C of Rule 8.3, Appendix K of Rule 3.5, Appendix L and M of 8.3.1. A comment period was provided through September 15, 2017. On October 16, 2017, the Joint Procedure Committee submitted additional proposed amendments to North Dakota Rule of Court 3.5and Appendix K, and North Dakota Rules of Civil Procedure 7 and 10. A synopsis of the proposal and additional proposed amendments are available at http://www.ndcourts.gov/Court/Notices/Notices.htm. The Court considered the matter and

[¶ 2] ORDERED, that as further amended by the Court, North Dakota Rules of Civil Procedure 6, 7, 10, 11, and 36; North Dakota Rules of Criminal Procedure 17 and 45; North Dakota Rules of Appellate Procedure 4, 26, 29, 32; North Dakota Rule of Juvenile Procedure 21; and North Dakota Rules of Court 3.1, 3.5, 8.3.1, Appendix C of Rule 8.3, Appendix K of Rule 3.5, and Appendix Land M of 8.3.1. are ADOPTED, effective March 1, 2018.

[¶ 3] The Supreme Court of the State of North Dakota, convened on December 7, 2017, with the Honorable Gerald W. VandeWalle, Chief Justice, and the Honorable Daniel J. Crothers, the Honorable Lisa Fair McEvers, the Honorable Jerod E. Tufte, and the Honorable Jon J. Jensen, Justices, and directed the Chief Deputy Clerk of the Supreme Court to enter the above order.

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Petra H. Mandigo Hulm 
Chief Deputy Clerk 
North Dakota Supreme Court