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Rule 143. Rule for Costs (1971)


A party seeking affirmative relief may be ruled to give security for costs at any time before final judgment, upon motion of any party, or any officer of the court interested in the costs accruing in such suit, or by the court upon its own motion. If such rule be entered against any party and he fail to comply therewith on or before twenty (20) days after notice that such rule has been entered, the claim for affirmative relief of such party shall be dismissed.

Amended by order of July 21, 1970, eff. Jan. 1, 1971: Language has been changed to provide that any party seeking affirmative relief may be ruled for costs upon motion of any party or by the court on its own motion, and the words "knowledge or" formerly appearing before "notice" in last sentence have been deleted.

Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941