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Rule 393. Clerk Responsible for Papers


The clerk shall be responsible for every transcript or other paper in a cause that is missing from his office, unless he can produce the receipt of an attorney for the same, or otherwise show, by satisfactory evidence, that some one took it from his custody or from the court room without his consent, or that said transcript had passed into the hands of one of the justices of the court, and had not been returned to his custody.

Source: Texas, Rule 59 (for Courts of Civil Appeals), unchanged.

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

Repealed by order of April 10, 1986, eff. Sept. 1, 1986.