Rule 501. Privileges.
Privileges as they now exist or may be modified by law shall be unaffected by the adoption of these rules.
Pa.R.E. 501 is similar to F.R.E. 501 in that this rule does not modify existing law.
Adopted May 8, 1998, effective October 1, 1998; rescinded and replaced January 17, 2013, effective March 18, 2013.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 Courts Order at 43 Pa.B. 651 (February 2, 2013).
The provisions of this Rule 501 rescinded and replaced January 17, 2013, effective in sixty days, 43 Pa.B. 620. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (245755).
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