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231 Pa. Code Rule 400.1. Provisions for All Courts of the First Judicial District.

Rule 400.1. Provisions for All Courts of the First Judicial District.

 (a)  In an action commenced in the First Judicial District, original process may be served

   (1)  within the county by the sheriff or a competent adult, or

   (2)  in any other county by deputized service as provided by Rule 400(d) or by a competent adult forwarding the process to the sheriff of the county where service may be made.

   Official Note

   See Rule 76 for the definition of ‘‘competent adult.’’

   The First Judicial District is comprised of Philadelphia.

 (b)  In an action commenced in any other county, original process may be served in Philadelphia County by deputized service as provided by Rule 400(d) or by a competent adult.

   Official Note

   See Rule 76 for the definition of ‘‘competent adult.’’

 (c)  Rescinded.

   Official Note

   For service in an action for protection from abuse, see Rule 1930.4(b).

Source

   The provisions of this Rule 400.1 adopted May 11, 1990, effective immediately, 20 Pa.B. 2737; amended July 2, 1998, effective August 1, 1998, 28 Pa.B. 3373; amended May 14, 1999, effective July 1, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 2767; amended June 14, 1999, effective September 1, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 3191. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (256951). (Editor’s Note: The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania suspended its order of June 14, 1999, published at 29 Pa.B. 3191 (June 26, 1999). See 29 Pa.B. 4859 (September 18, 1999).)



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