Definition of 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.




Source: Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition

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