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301.    Presumptions.

Rule 301. Presumptions.

 Presumptions as they now exist or may be modified by law shall be unaffected by the adoption of these rules.


   Pa.R.E. 301 is similar to F.R.E. 301 in that it does not modify existing law. Pa.R.E. 301 differs from F.R.E. 301 in that this rule does not establish the effect of a presumption on the burden of proof.

   Official Note

   Adopted May 8, 1998, effective October 1, 1998; rescinded and replaced January 17, 2013, effective March 18, 2013.

   Committee Explanatory Reports:

   Final Report explaining the January 17, 2013 rescission and replacement published with the Court’s Order at 43 Pa.B. 651 (February 2, 2013).


   The provisions of this Rule 301 rescinded and replaced January 17, 2013, effective in sixty days, 43 Pa.B. 620. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (245743).

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