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210 Pa. Code Rule 2132. References in Briefs to the Record.

Rule 2132. References in Briefs to the Record.

 (a)  General rule.—References in the briefs to parts of the record appearing in a reproduced record filed with the brief of the appellant (see Rule 2154(b) (large records)) shall be to the pages in the reproduced record where those parts appear, e.g.: ‘‘(R. 26a).’’ If the record is reproduced after the briefs are served in advance typewritten or page proof form (see Rule 2185(c) (definitive copies)), the brief may also contain references to the pages of the parts of the original record, e.g.: ‘‘(Tr. 279-280; R. 26a-27a)’’.

 (b)  References to unreproduced record.—If references are made in the briefs to parts of the original record not reproduced, the references shall be to the parts of the record involved, e.g., ‘‘(Answer p. 7),’’ ‘‘(Motion for Summary Judgment p. 2),’’ ‘‘(Transcript p. 279-280),’’ ‘‘(Notes of Testimony p. 24-26).’’ Where the court or other government unit below has numbered the original record for purposes of certification to the appellate court, the references shall be to such certified record pages, e.g. ‘‘(Certified Record pp. 26-27).’’ Intelligible abbreviations may be used. Any relevant reference in the briefs to unreproduced pleadings, evidence, rulings or charge shall be directly quoted, with the page reference to the original record.

   Official Note

   Based in part upon former Superior Court Rule 52 and former Commonwealth Court Rule 111B.


   The provisions of this Rule 2132 amended February 27, 1980, effective as set forth at 10 Pa.B. 1038; amended July 7, 1997, effective in 60 days, 27 Pa.B. 3503. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (124482).

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