WSR 02-13-016

RULES OF COURT

STATE SUPREME COURT


[ June 6, 2002 ]

IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF THE AMENDMENT TO APR 5(c) )

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ORDER

NO. 25700-A-737

The District and Municipal Court Judges' Association having recommended the adoption of the proposed amendment to APR 5(c), 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 6th day of June 2002.
Alexander, C.J.


Smith, J.


Sanders, J.


Johnson, J.


Bridge, J.


Madsen, J.


Chambers, J.


Ireland, J.


Owens, J.



APR 5(c)

RECOMMENDATION FOR ADMISSION; ORDER ADMITTING TO PRACTICE; PAYMENT OF MEMBERSHIP FEE; OATH OF ATTORNEY; RESIDENT AGENT



(c) Oath of Attorney. The Oath of Attorney must be taken before a court of general or appellate jurisdiction judge elected or appointed to an elected position, sitting in open court, in the state of Washington. In the event a successful applicant is outside the state of Washington and the Chief Justice is satisfied that it is impossible or impractical for the applicant to take the oath before a court of general or appellate jurisdiction judge elected or appointed to an elected position in this state, the Chief Justice may, upon proper application setting forth all the circumstances, designate a person authorized by law to administer oaths, before whom the applicant may appear and take said oath.

Reviser's note: The typographical errors in the above material occurred in the copy filed by the State Supreme Court and appear in the Register pursuant to the requirements of RCW 34.08.040.

Washington State Code Reviser's Office