WSR 00-05-053

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ February 10, 2000 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENTS TO RAP 18.6 )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-678


The Supreme Court Commissioner having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendment to RAP 18.6, and the Court having determined that the proposed amendment will aid in the prompt and orderly administration of justice and further determined that an emergency exists which necessitates an early adoption;

Now, therefore, it is hereby

ORDERED:

(a) That the amendment as attached hereto is adopted.

(b) That pursuant to the emergency provisions of GR 9(i), the amendment will be published expeditiously and become effective upon publication.

DATED at Olympia, Washington this 10th day of February, 2000.
Ireland, J.


Smith, J.


Richard P. Guy


Johnson, J.


Sanders, J.


Madsen, J.


Alexander, J.


Talmadge, J.


Bridge, J.



RAP 18.6

COMPUTATION OF TIME



(a) Generally. In computing any period of time prescribed by these rules, the day of the event from which the time begins to run is not included. The last day of the period so computed is included unless it is a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday, in which case the period extends to the end of the next day which is not a Saturday, Sunday, or legal holiday. When the period of time prescribed or allowed is less than 7 days, intermediate Saturdays, Sundays and legal holidays shall be excluded in the computation.

(b) Service by Mail. Except as otherwise provided in rule 17.4, if the time period in question applies to a party serving a paper by mail, the paper is timely served if mailed within the time permitted for service. If the time period in question applies to the party upon whom service is made, the time begins to run 3 days after the paper is mailed to the party.

(c) Filing by Mail. A brief authorized by Title 10 or Title 13 is timely filed if mailed to the appellate court within the time permitted for filing. Except as provided in rule 17.4, any other paper, including a petition for review, is timely filed only if it is received by the appellate court within the time permitted for filing.

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