Rule of court

RULE OF COURT. An order made by a court having competent jurisdiction.
     2. Rules of court are either general or special; the former are the laws by which the practice of the court is governed; the latter are special orders made in particular cases.
     3. Disobedience to these is punished by giving judgment against the disobedient party, or by attachment for contempt.

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Procedurally, "[I]t is this court's decision whether to adopt a rule of court procedure or not.
The Fujairah Court of Appeal upheld the rule of court of first instance, which sentenced a Pakistani and Indian to four months imprisonment after finding them guilty of misappropriating new truck tyres.
Pursuant to California Rule of Court 28(g), Tax Executives Institute submits the following information in support of this request.
(1) "Court records" mean the contents of the court file, including the progress docket and other similar records generated to document activity in a case, transcripts filed with the clerk, documentary exhibits in the custody of the clerk, and electronic records, video tapes, or stenographic tapes of depositions or other proceedings filed with the clerk, and [begin strikethrough]electronic records[end strikethrough], videotapes [begin strikethrough]or[end strikethrough], stenographic tapes, and electronic records of court proceedings, including electronic records in the form of audio recordings of the English and non- English portions of proceedings interpreted by a spoken language court interpreter when such audio recordings are required to be made and retained by law or rule of court.
The provisions of this subdivision shall not apply to electronic records in the form of audio recordings of the English and non-English portions of proceedings interpreted by a spoken language court interpreter when such audio recordings are required to be made and retained by law or rule of court. Such court records shall be retained as provided by law or other rule of court.