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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.


   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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