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Rule 54. Conditions Precedent (Mar1941)


In pleading the performance or occurrence of conditions precedent, it shall be sufficient to aver generally that all conditions precedent have been performed or have occurred. When such performances or occurrences have been so plead, the party so pleading same shall be required to prove only such of them as are specifically denied by the opposite party.

Amended by order of March 31, 1941, eff. Sept. 1, 1941: The practice on failure of specific denial is made clearer by changes in the wording of the last sentence.

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