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Rule 509. Mandate Barred
When a case is reversed and remanded, no mandate shall issue after twelve months from the rendition of final judgment of the Supreme Court, or the overruling of a motion for rehearing. When a cause is reversed and remanded by the Supreme Court, and the mandate is not taken out within twelve months as hereinbefore provided, then, upon the filing in the court below of a certificate of the clerk of the Supreme Court that no mandate has been taken out, the case shall be dismissed from the docket of said lower court.
Source: Art. 1775, with minor textual change.
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941.
Repealed by order of July 11, 1977, eff. Jan. 1, 1978.