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231 Pa. Code Rule 231. Second Action.

Rule 231. Second Action.

 (a)  After a discontinuance or voluntary nonsuit the plaintiff may commence a second action upon the same cause of action upon payment of the costs of the former action.

 (b)  After the entry of a compulsory nonsuit the plaintiff may not commence a second action upon the same cause of action.

   Official Note

   For the right to move to take off a compulsory nonsuit, see Rule 227.1.

Source

   The provisions of this Rule 231 amended April 4, 1990, effective July 1, 1990, 20 Pa.B. 2279. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (143659).



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