RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
FOR THE TRIAL DIVISION OF THE
KOSRAE SUPREME COURT

Table of Contents
 

I.  SCOPE, PURPOSE AND CONSTRUCTION
Rule 1.  Scope
Rule 2.  PURPOSE AND CONSTRUCTION

II.  PRELIMINARY PROCEEDINGS
Rule 3.  The Complaint
Rule 4.  Arrest Warrant or Summons upon Complaint
    Rule 4(a)  Issuance
    Rule 4(b)  Probable Cause
    Rule 4(c)  Form
              (1)  Warrant
              (2)  Summons
    Rule 4(d)  Execution or Service; and Return
              (1)  By Whom
              (2)  Territorial Limits
              (3)  Manner
              (4)  Return
Rule 5.  Initial Appearance
    Rule 5(a)  In General
    Rule 5(b)  Vacant
    Rule 5(c)  Notification of Rights

III.  INDICTMENT AND INFORMATION
Rule 6.  Vacant
Rule 7.  The Information
    Rule 7(a)  Use
    Rule 7(b)  Vacant
    Rule 7(c)  Nature and Contents
              (1)  In General
              (2)  Vacant
              (3)  Harmless Error
    Rule 7(d)  Surplusage
    Rule 7(e)  Amendment
    Rule 7(f)  Bill of Particulars
Rule 8.  Joinder of Offense and of Defendants
    Rule 8(a)  Joinder of Offenses
    Rule 8(b)  Joinder of Defenses
Rule 9.  Vacant

IV.  ARRAIGNMENT AND PREPARATION FOR TRIAL
Rule 10.  Arraignment
Rule 11.  Pleas
     Rule 11(a)  Alternatives
     Rule 11(b)  Nolo Contendere
     Rule 11(c)  Advice to Defendant
     Rule 11(d)  Insuring That the Plea is Voluntary
     Rule 11(e)  Plea Agreement Procedure
              (1)  In General
              (2)  Notice of Such Agreement
              (3)  Vacant
              (4)  Rejection of a Plea Agreement for Dismissal of Changes
              (5)  Vacant
              (6)  Vacant
     Rule 11(f)   Determining Accuracy of Plea
     Rule 11(g)  Record of Proceedings
Rule 12.  Motions before Trial; Defenses and Objections
     Rule 12(a)  Pleadings and Motions
     Rule 12(b)  Pretrial Motions
     Rule 12(c)  Motion Date
     Rule 12(d)  Notice by the Government of the Intention to Use Evidence
              (1)  At the Discretion of the Government
              (2)  At the Request of the Defendant
     Rule 12(e)  Ruling on Motion
     Rule 12(f)   Effect of Failure to Raise Defenses or Objections
     Rule 12(g)  Records
     Rule 12(h)  Effect of Determination
Rule 13.  Trial Together of Informations
Rule 14.  Relief from Prejudicial Joinder
Rule 15.  Depositions
     Rule 15(a)  When Taken
     Rule 15(b)  Notice of Taking
     Rule 15(c)  Payment of Expenses
     Rule 15(d)  How Taken
     Rule 15(e)  Use
     Rule 15(f)   Objections to Deposition Testimony
     Rule 15(g)  Deposition by Agreement Not Precluded
Rule 16.  Discovery and Inspection
     Rule 16(a)  Disclosure of evidence by the Government
              (1)  Information Subject to Disclosure
                   (A)  Statement of Defendant.
                   (B)  Defendant's Prior Record
                   (C)  Documents and Tangible Objects
                   (D)  Report of Examinations and Tests
                   (E)  Prosecution Witnesses
                   (F)  Material Favorable to Witness
               (2)  Information Not Subject to Disclosure
               (3)  Vacant
           (b)  Disclosure of Evidence by the Defendant
              (1)  Information Subject to Disclosure
                   (A)  Document and Tangible Objects
                   (B)  Reports of Examinations and Tests
                   (C)  Defense Witnesses
              (2)  Information Not Subject to Disclosure
           (c)  Continuing Duty to Disclosure
           (d)  Regulation of Discovery
              (1)  Protective and Modifying Orders
              (2)  Failure to Comply with a Request
           (e)  Vacant
Rule 16(b)  Disclosure of evidence by the Defendant
Rule 16(c)  Continuing Duty to Disclose
Rule 16(d)  Regulation of discovery
Rule 17.  Subpoena
Rule 17(a)  For Attendance of Witnesses; Form; Issuance
Rule 17(b)  Defendants Unable to Pay
Rule 17(c)  For Production of Documentary Evidence and of Objects
Rule 17(d)  Service
Rule 17(e)  Place of Subpoena
Rule 17(f)   For Taking Deposition; Place of Examination
              (1)  Issuance
              (2)  Place
Rule 17(g)  Contempt
Rule 17(h)   Information Not Subject To Subpoena
Rule 17.1.  Pretrial Conference

V.  VENUE
Rule 18.   Place of Prosecution and Trial
Rule 19-22.   Vacant

VI.  TRIAL
Rule 23.  Findings By the Court Upon Trial
Rule 24.  Vacant
Rule 25.  Justice; Disability
Rule 26.  Taking of Testimony
Rule 26.1.  Determination of Foreign Law
Rule 26.2.  Production o Statements of Witnesses
Rule 26.2(a)  Motion for Production
Rule 26.2(b)  Production of Entire Statement
Rule 26.2(c)  Production of Excised Statement
Rule 26.2(d)  Recess for Examination of Statement
Rule 26.2(e)  Sanction for Failure to Produce Statement
Rule 26.2(f)   Definition
Rule 27.  Proof of Official Record
Rule 28.  Interpreters
Rule 29.  Motion for Judgment or Acquittal
Rule 29(a)  Motion Before Parties Rest
Rule 29(b)  Vacant
Rule 29(c)  Motion After Finding of Guilt
Rule 29.1.  Closing Argument
Rule 30.  Reserved
Rule 31.  Finding
Rule 31(a)   Return
Rule 31(b)   Vacant
Rule 31(c)   Conviction of Lesser Offense
Rule 31(d)   Vacant
Rule 31(e)   Vacant

VII.  JUDGMENT
Rule 32.  Sentence and Judgment
Rule 32(a)  Sentence
              (1)  Imposing of Sentence
              (2)  Notification of Right to Appeal
Rule 32(b)  Judgment
              (1)  In General
                   (b)  Vacant
                   (c)   Pre sentence Investigation
Rule 32(c)  Presentence Investigation
Rule 32(d)  Withdrawal or Plea of Guilty
Rule 32.1.  Revocation of Modification of Probation
Rule 32.1(a)  Revocation of Probation
Rule 32.1(b)  Modification f Probation
Rule 33.  New Trial
Rule 34.  Arrest of Judgments
Rule 35.  Correction or Reduction of Sentence
Rule 35(a)  Correction of Sentence
Rule 35(b)  Reduction of Sentence
Rule 36.  Clerical Mistakes

VIII.  APPEAL
Rule 37.  Reserved,
Rule 38.  Stay of Execution, and Relief Pending Review
    Rule 38(a)  Stay of Execution
Rule 39.  Reserve

IX.  SUPPLEMENTARY AND SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
Rule 40.  Reserve
Rule 41.  Search and Seizure
Rule 41(a)  Authority to issue Warrant
Rule 41(b)  Property or Persons which May be Seized With Warrant
Rule 41(c)  Issuance and Contents
Rule 41(d)  Execution and Return With Inventory
Rule 41(e)  Motions for Return of Property
Rule 41(f)   Motion to Suppress
Rule 41(g)  Return of Papers to Clerk
Rule 41(h)  Definition
Rule 42.  Criminal Contempt
Rule 42(a)  Summary Disposition
Rule 42(b)  Disposition 'Upon Notice and Hearing

X.  GENERAL PROVISIONS
Rule 43.1.  Presence of the Defendant
Rule 43.1(a)  Presence Required
Rule 43.1(b)  Continued Presence Not Required
Rule 43.1(c)   Presence Not Required
Rule 44.  Right to and Assignment of Counsel
Rule 44(a)  Right to Assigned Counsel
Rule 44(b)  Reserved
Rule 44(c)  Joint presentation
Rule 45. Time
Rule 45(a)  Computation
Rule 45(b)  Enlargement
Rule 45(c)  For Motions
Rule 45(d)  Additional Time After Service by Mail
Rule 46.  Release From Custody
Rule 46(a)  Release Prior to Trial  
Rule 46(b)  Release During Trial
Rule 46(c)  Pending Sentence and Notice of Appeal
Rule 46(d)  Justification of Sureties
Rule 46(e)  Forfeiture
Rule 46(f)   Exoneration
Rule 46(g)  Supervision of Detention Pending Trial
Rule 47.  Motions
Rule 48.  Dismissal
Rule 48(a)  By Attorney for State
Rule 48(b)  By Court
Rule 49.  Service and Filing of Papers
Rule 49(a)  Service; When Required
Rule 49(b)  Service: How Made
Rule 49(c)  Notice f Orders
Rule 49(d)  Filing
Rule 50.  Reserve
Rule 51.  Exceptions Unnecessary
Rule 52.  Harmless Error and Plain Error
Rule 52(a)  Harmless Error
Rule 52(b)  Plain Error
Rule 53.  Reserve
Rule 54.  Application and Execution
Rule 54(a)  Courts
Rule 54(b)  Application of Terms
Rule 55.  Records
Rule 56.  Courts and Clerks
Rule 57.  Rules of court
Rule 57(a)  Procedures Not Otherwise Specified
Rule 58.  Reserve
Rule 59.  Effective Date
Rule 60.  Title
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