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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 06-566


Title 255--LOCAL


Adoption of Local Rule of Civil Procedure 1301 Scope---Arbitration; 04-1727

[36 Pa.B. 1644]

Administrative Order No. 8-2006

   And Now, this 23rd day of March, 2006, pursuant to Pennsylvania Rule of Civil Procedure 1301 and to incorporate the limits established by Pa.C.S.A., § 7361, it is hereby Ordered and Decreed that, effective immediately, the Carbon County Court of Common Pleas hereby Adopts Local Rule of Civil Procedure CARB.R.C.P. 1301 governing Carbon County's existing practice of submitting actions to compulsory arbitration.

   The Carbon County District Court Administrator is Ordered and Directed to do the following:

   1.  File seven (7) certified copies of this Administrative Order with the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts.

   2.  File two (2) certified copies and one (1) diskette with the Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin.

   3.  File one (1) certified copy with the Pennsylvania Civil Procedural Rules Committee.

   4.  Forward one (1) copy for publication in the Carbon County Law Journal.

   5.  Forward one (1) copy to the Carbon County Law Library.

   6.  Keep continuously available for public inspection a copy of the Order in the Prothonotary's Office.

By the Court

President Judge

Rule 1301--Scope

   All civil cases where the amount in controversy (exclusive of interest and costs) shall be Thirty-Five Thousand ($35,000.00) Dollars or less, except those involving title to real estate, shall first be submitted to a Board of Arbitrators in accordance with Section 7361 of the Judicial Code, 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 7361. The amount in controversy shall be determined from the pleadings. The Court may on its own motion or upon the motion of any parties strike from the trial list and certify for arbitration any case which should have been arbitrated in the first instance.

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 06-566. Filed for public inspection April 7, 2006, 9:00 a.m.]

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