Rule 86. Effective Dates

(a) In General. These rules and any amendments take effect at the time specified by the Supreme Court, subject to 28 U.S.C. § 2074. They govern:

   (1) proceedings in an action commenced after their effective date; and

   (2) proceedings after that date in an action then pending unless:

      (A) the Supreme Court specifies otherwise; or

      (B) the court determines that applying them in a particular action would be infeasible or work an injustice.

 

(b) December 1, 2007 Amendments. If any provision in Rules 1-5.1, 6-73, or 77-86 conflicts with another law, priority in time for the purpose of 28 U.S.C. § 2072(b) is not affected by the amendments taking effect on December 1, 2007.


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