rule of court
rule of court: a regulation governing practice or procedure in a particular court

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

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  • rule — [ro͞ol] n. [ME reule < OFr rieule < L regula, ruler, straightedge < regere, to lead straight, rule: see RIGHT] 1. a) an authoritative regulation for action, conduct, method, procedure, arrangement, etc. [the rules of the school] b) an… …   English World dictionary

  • Rule 2019 — USA A Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure which requires an entity or committee, other than an official committee, representing more than one creditor or equity security holder in a Chapter 9 or Chapter 11 bankruptcy to file a verified statement …   Law dictionary

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