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ARE Rule 1103: Effective date

Alabama Rules of Evidence

Article XI. Miscellaneous Rules

Rule 1103. Effective date

In a proceeding to which Rule 1101 would make these rules applicable, these rules shall apply if the proceeding begins on or after January 1, 1996.

Court Comment

Rule 1103 provides a general effective date of January 1, 1996. By the terms of Rule 1103, however, these rules will have no application in a proceeding begun before January 1, 1996, and completed on or after that date. A proceeding, for purposes of this rule, shall be understood to mean a proceeding at which evidence is to be presented. The commencement of an action is not the commencement of a “proceeding.”