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Rule 461. Questions Of Law Certified (1984)


In exceptional cases urgently requiring accelerated disposition of the appeal, the Court of Appeals may certify one or more controlling questions of law to the Supreme Court for decision, but the Supreme Court may decline to decide the questions if it decides that the case should be presented by application for writ of error. After certification of such questions, the cause shall be retained for judgment in harmony with the decision of the Supreme Court on the questions certified.

Amended by order of Dec. 5, 1983, eff. April 1, 1984: The rule has been rewritten.

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

Repealed by order of April 10, 1986, eff.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