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Rule 143. Rule for Costs


The plaintiff may be ruled to give security for costs at any time before final judgment, upon motion of the defendant or any officer of the court interested in the costs accruing in such suit, and, if such rule be entered against the plaintiff and he fail to comply therewith on or before twenty (20) days after knowledge or notice that such rule has been entered, the suit shall be dismissed.

Source: Art. 2068.

Change: Substitution of twenty day period for reference to next term of court.

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


July 21, 1970, eff. Jan. 1, 1971