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RULE 3a. Rules by Other Courts (1988)
Each court of appeals, administrative judicial region, district court, county court, county court at law, and probate court may make and amend the rules governing practice before such courts, provided:
(1) that any proposed rule or amendment shall not be inconsistent with these rules or with any rule of the administrative judicial region in which the court is located; and
(2) any proposed rule or amendment shall not become effective until it is submitted and approved by the Supreme Court of Texas; and
(3) any proposed rule or amendment shall not become effective until at least thirty (30) days after its publication in a manner reasonably calculated to bring it to the attention of attorneys practicing before the court or courts for which it is made; and
(4) all rules adopted and approved in accordance herewith are made available upon request to the members of the bar.
Amended by order of July 15, 1987, eff. Jan. 1, 1988.
|Prior Amendments||Future Amendments|
|Dec. 5, 1983, eff. April 1, 1984||April 24, 1990, eff. Sept. 1, 1990|
|April 10, 1986, eff. Sept. 1, 1986|