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Rule 294. Polling the Jury


Either party shall have the right to have the jury polled. When a jury is polled, this is done by reading once to the jury collectively the general verdict, or the special issues and answers thereto consecutively, and, then calling the name of each juror separately and asking him if it is his verdict. If any juror answer in the negative, the jury shall be retired for further deliberation.

Source: R. C. S. Art. 2206.

Change: Omission of words "which is done by." Addition of words of second sentence through words, "and then."

Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.


Oct. 3, 1972, eff. Feb. 1, 1973

Dec. 5, 1983, eff. April 1, 1984

April 24, 1990, eff. Sept. 1, 1990