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231 Pa. Code Rule 1713. Conduct of Actions.

Rule 1713. Conduct of Actions.

 (a)  In the conduct of actions to which this rule applies, the court may make appropriate orders

   (1)  determining the course of proceedings or prescribing measures to prevent undue repetition or complication in the presentation of evidence or argument;

   (2)  requiring, for the protection of the members of the class or otherwise for the fair conduct of the action, that notice, other than notice under Rule 1712, be given in such manner as the court may direct to some or all of the members of any step in the action, or of the proposed extent of the judgment, or of the opportunity of members to signify whether they consider the representation fair and adequate;

   (3)  permitting an interested person to intervene in accordance with Rules 2326 et seq. governing Intervention;

   (4)  imposing conditions on the representative party or an intervener;

   (5)  taking any action to assure that the representative party adequately represents the class;

   (6)  dealing with other administrative or procedural matters.

 (b)  Any such order may be revoked, altered or amended as may be appropriate from time to time.


   The provisions of this Rule 1713 adopted June 30, 1977, effective September 1, 1977, 7 Pa.B. 1956.

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