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Rule 808. Former Laws Shall Govern, When


Nothing in Title 124 of the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, shall be so construed as to alter, impair or take away the rights of parties, as arising under the laws in force before the introduction of the common law but the same shall be decided by the principles of the law under which the same accrued, or by which the same were regulated or in any manner affected.

Source: Art. 7392, with minor textual change.

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


Dec. 5, 1983, eff. April 1, 1984

July 15, 1987, eff. Jan. 1, 1988. Corrected and clarified by order of Dec. 16, 1987, eff. Jan. 1, 1988.