Table of Contents

Rule 1.  Scope of Rules.
     Rule 1(a)  Scope of Rules.
     Rule 1(b)  Rules Not to Affect Jurisdiction.
Rule 2.  Suspension of Rules.

Rule 3.  Appeal as of Right - How Taken.
     Rule 3(a)  Filing the Notice of Appeal.
     Rule 3(b)  Joint or Consolidated Appeals.
     Rule 3(c)  Content of the Notice of Appeal.
     Rule 3(d)  Service of the Notice of Appeal.
     Rule 3(e)  Payment of Fees.
Rule 4.  Appeal as of Right - When Taken.
     Rule 4(a)  Appeals in Civil Cases
     Rule 4(b)  Appeals in Criminal Cases.
Rule 5.  Appeals by Permission.
     Rule 5(a)  Petition for Permission to Appeal.
     Rule 5(b)  Content of Petition; Answer.
     Rule 5(c)  Form of Papers; Number of Copies.
     Rule 5(d)  Grant of Permission; Cost Bond; Filing of Record.
     Rule 5(e)  When a justice, in making in a civil action.
Rule 6.  Vacant.
Rule 7.  Bond for Costs on Appeal in Civil Cases.
Rule 8.  Stay or Injunction Pending Appeal.
     Rule 8(a)  Stay Must Ordinarily be Sought in the First Instance in the Court
                       Appealed From; Motion or Stay in the State Court Appellate Division.
     Rule 8(b)  Stay May be Conditioned Upon Giving of Bond; Proceedings Against
     Rule 8(c)  Stays in Criminal Cases.  Stays in criminal cases shall be had in
                      accordance with the provisions of Rule 38(a) of the Rules of Criminal
Rule 9.  Release in Criminal Cases.
     Rule 9(a)  Appeals from Orders Respecting Release Entered Prior to a Judgment
                      of Conviction.
     Rule 9(b)  Release Pending Appeal from a Judgment of Conviction.
     Rule 9(c)  Criteria for Release.
Rule 10.  The Record on Appeal.
     Rule 10(a)  Composition of the Record on Appeal.
     Rule 10(b)  The Transcript of Proceedings; Duty of Appellant  to Order; Notice to
                         Appellee if Partial Transcript  is Ordered.
     Rule 10(c)  Statement of the Evidence, or Proceedings When No Report was
                         Made or When the Transcript is Unavailable.
     Rule 10(d)  Agreed Statement as the Record on Appeal.
     Rule 10(e)  Correction or Modification of the Record.
Rule 11. Transmission of the Record.
     Rule 11(a)  Duty of Appellant.  
     Rule 11(b)  Duty of Reporter to Prepare and File Transcript; Notice to the
                         Appellate Division; Duty of Clerk to Transmit the Record.
     Rule 11(c)  Temporary Retention of Record in the Court Appealed from or Use in
                         Preparing Appellate Papers.
     Rule 11(d)  Vacant.
     Rule 11(e)  Retention of the Record in the Court Appealed from by Order of Court.
     Rule 11(f)   Stipulation of Parties that Parts of the Record be Retained in the Court
                         Appealed From.
     Rule 11(g)   Record for Preliminary Hearing in the Appellate Division.
Rule 12.  Docketing the Appeal; Filing of the Record.
     Rule 12(a)  Docketing the Appeal.
     Rule 12(b)  Filing of the Record, Partial Record, or Certificate.
     Rule 12(c)  Duplication and Distribution.
Rule 13.  Vacant.
Rule 14.  Vacant.  
Rule 15 to 20.  Vacant.
Rule 21.  Writs of Mandamus and Prohibition Directed to Justice or Justices and Other Extraordinary Writs.
     Rule 21(a)  Mandamus or Prohibition to a Justice or Justices; Petition or Writ;
                         Service an Filing.
     Rule 21(b)  Denial; Order Directing Answer.
     Rule 21(c)  Other Extraordinary Writs.
     Rule 21(d)  Form of Papers; Number of Copies.
Rule 22.  Habeas Corpus Proceedings.
     Rule 22(a)  Application for the Original Writ.
     Rule 22(b)  Vacated.
Rule 23.  Custody of Prisoners in Habeas Corpus Proceedings.
     Rule 23(a)  Transfer of Custody Pending Review.
     Rule 23(b)  Detention or Release of Prisoner Pending Review of Decision Failing
                         to Release.
     Rule 23(c)  Release of Prisoner Pending Review of Decision Ordering Release.
     Rule 23(d)  Modification of Initial Order Respecting Custody.
Rule 24.  Proceedings in Forma Pauperis.
     Rule 24(a)  Leave to Proceed on Appeal in Forma Pauperis.
     Rule 24(b)  Vacated.
     Rule 24(c)  Vacated.
Rule 25.  Filing and Service.
     Rule 25(a)  Filing.
     Rule 25(b)  Service of All Papers Required.
     Rule 25(c)  Manner of Service.
     Rule 25(d)  Proof of Service. .
Rule 26.  Computation and Extension of Time.
     Rule 26(a)  Computation of Time.
     Rule 26(b)  Enlargement of Time.
     Rule 26(c)  Additional Time after Service by Mail.
Rule 27.  Motions.
     Rule 27(a)  Content of Motions; Response; Reply.
     Rule 27(b)  Determination of Motions for Procedural Orders.
     Rule 27(c)  Power of a Single Justice to Entertain Motions.
     Rule 27(d)  Form of Papers; Numbers of Copies.
Rule 28.  Briefs.
     Rule 28(a)  Brief of the Appellant.
     Rule 28(b)  Brief of the Appellee.
     Rule 28(c)  Reply Brief.
     Rule 28(d)  References in Briefs to Parties.
     Rule 28(e)  References in Briefs to the Record.
     Rule 28(f)   Reproduction-of Statutes, Rules, Regulations, Etc.
     Rule 28(g)  Length of Briefs.
     Rule 28(h)  Briefs in Cases Involving Cross Appeals.
     Rule 28(i)   Briefs in Cases Involving Multiple Appellants or Appellees.
     Rule 28(j)   Citation of Supplemental Authorities.
Rule 29.  Brief of an Amicus Curiae.
Rule 30.  Vacated.
Rule 31.  Filing and Service of Briefs.
     Rule 31(a)  Time for Serving and Filing Briefs.
     Rule 31(b)  Number of Copies to be Filed and Served.
     Rule 31(c)  Consequence of Failure to File Briefs.
Rule 32.  Form of Briefs (the Appendix) and Other Papers.
     Rule 32(a)  Form of Briefs.
     Rule 32(b)  Form of Other Papers.
Rule 33.  Prehearing Conference.
Rule 34.  Oral Argument.
     Rule 34(a)  In General; Oral Argument Allowed.
     Rule 34(b)  Notice of Argument; Postponement.
     Rule 34(c)  Order and Content of Argument.
     Rule 34(d)  Cross and Separate Appeals.
     Rule 34(e)  Non-Appearance of Parties.
     Rule 34(f)   Submission on Briefs.
     Rule 34(g)  Use of Physical Exhibits at Argument; Removal.
Rule 35.  Vacated.
Rule 36.  Entry of Judgment and Written Opinion.
     Rule 36(a)  Judgment.
     Rule 36(b)  Opinions of the Court.
Rule 37.  Interest on Judgments.
Rule 38.  Damages for Delay.
Rule 39.  Costs.
     Rule 39(a)  To Whom Allowed.
     Rule 39(b)  Costs For and Against the State of Yap.
     Rule 39(c)  Costs of Briefs and Copies of Records.
     Rule 39(d)  Bill of Costs; Objections; Costs to be Inserted in Mandate or Added
     Rule 39(e)  Costs on Appeal Taxable in the State Court Trial.
Rule 40.  Petition for Rehearing.
     Rule 40(a)  Time for Filing; Content; Answers Action by Court if Granted.
     Rule 40(b)  Form of Petition; Length.
Rule 41.  Issuance of Mandate; Stay of Mandate.
     Rule 41(a)  Date of Issuance.
     Rule 41(b)  Stay of Mandate Pending Application for Certiorari.
Rule 42.  Voluntary Dismissal.
     Rule 42(a)  Dismissal in the Trial Division.
Rule 43.  Substitution of Parties.
     Rule 43(a)  Death of a Party.
     Rule 43(b)  Substitution for Other Causes.
     Rule 43(c)  Public Officers; Death or Separation from Office.
Rule 44.  Cases Involving Constitutional Questions where State of Yap is Not a Party.
Rule 45.  Duties of Clerks.
     Rule 45(a)  General Provisions.
     Rule 45(b)  The Docket; Calendar; Other Records Required.
     Rule 45(c)  Notice of Orders of Judgments.
     Rule 45(d)  Custody of Records and Papers.
Rule 46.  Vacated.
Rule 47.  Vacated.
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