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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 11-2104



Local Rule 202; No. 2604 of 2011 GD

[41 Pa.B. 6670]
[Saturday, December 10, 2011]


And Now, this 18th day of November, 2011, pursuant to Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure 239, it is Hereby Ordered and Decreed that Fayette County Local Rule of Civil Procedure 202 is hereby adopted to read as follows.

 The Prothonotary is directed as follows:

 (1) One certified copy of the Local Rule shall be filed with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

 (2) Two certified copies and diskette of the Local Rule shall be distributed to the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

 (3) One certified copy of the Local Rule shall be sent to the State Civil Procedural Rules Committee.

 (4) One certified copy shall be sent to the Fayette County Law Library and to the Editor of the Fayette Legal Journal.

 The adoption of the previously listed rule shall become effective thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

By the Court

President Judge

Rule 202. Papers and Records.

 (a) The court administrator and members of a judge's staff may remove records from the prothonotary's office for official Court business. In addition, the following, if appointed by the Court, shall have authority to remove records from the office of the prothonotary:

 1. Referees;

 2. Auditors;

 3. Masters;

 4. Attorneys; and

 5. other similar officers.

 All such records shall be returned within three months after their taking unless the Court authorizes a longer retention.

 (b) Except as provided in section (a), no record shall be removed from the prothonotary's office except upon subpoena duces tecum or order of Court.

 (c) Any original record filed may be reviewed in the prothonotary's office and copied by paying the prescribed fee charged by the prothonotary's office for such copying.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 11-2104. Filed for public inspection December 9, 2011, 9:00 a.m.]

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