Rule 2961. Application of Amendments to Pending Actions.
(a) The amendments promulgated in 1996 to the rules of civil procedure prohibiting the entry of a judgment by confession for money in connection with a consumer credit transaction shall apply to actions commenced after the effective date set forth in the Order of the Supreme Court.
The amendments to Rules 2950, 2951 and 2952 generally relate to the prohibition against the entry of a judgment by confession arising from a consumer credit transaction.
(b) The amendments promulgated in 1996 to the rules governing execution on a judgment entered by confession for money shall apply to executions commenced after the effective date set forth in the Order of the Supreme Court.
The amendments to Rules 2956.1 through 2959 and Rules 2963 through 2967 generally relate to execution upon a judgment entered by confession and relief from the judgment.
The provisions of this Rule 2961 amended April 1, 1996, effective July 1, 1996, 26 Pa.B. 1806. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (146746).
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