RULE 4001 - Scope of Rules and Policy

RULE 4001. Scope of Rules and Policy

(A) These rules shall govern the making, preserving and transcribing of the record of proceedings in the judicial districts within the Unified Judicial System.

(B) Because complete and verbatim notes of testimony and transcripts are integral to the official record of court proceedings, it is the policy of the Unified Judicial System to ensure that (1) qualified court reporting services are available in each judicial district and that court reporters are fairly compensated, (2) transcripts are timely produced and are affordable to all parties, and (3) efficient technologies are employed to reduce litigation costs and conserve public resources.

(The provisions of this Rule 4001 amended May 25, 2018, effective July 1, 2018, 48 Pa.B. 3403. Amended by Pennsylvania Bulletin, Vol 46, No. 35. August 27, 2016, effective 8/27/2016 Amended by Pennsylvania Bulletin, Vol 46, No. 52. December 24, 2016, effective 12/24/2016 Amended by Pennsylvania Bulletin, Vol 48, No. 23. June 9, 2018, effective 6/9/2018)

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