U.S. Code, Title 18, Crimes and Criminal Procedure, Appendix

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Rule 59. Effective Date

     These rules take effect on the day which is 3 months subsequent to the adjournment of the first regular session of the 79th Congress, but if that day is prior to September 1, 1945, then they take effect on September 1, 1945. They govern all criminal proceedings thereafter commenced and so far as just and practicable all proceedings then pending.

Notes of Advisory Committee on Rules—1944

     This rule is based on Act of June 29, 1940 (54 Stat. 688; 18 U.S.C. 687 [now 3771]). It is substantially the same as Rule 86 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure [28 U.S.C., Appendix].

Effective Date of 1966 Amendments; Transmission to Congress; Rescission

     Sections 2 to 4 of Order of the Supreme Court dated February 26, 1966, provided:

     "2. That the foregoing amendments and additions to the Rules of Criminal Procedure shall take effect on July 1, 1966, and shall govern all criminal proceedings thereafter commenced and so far as just and practicable all proceedings then pending.

     "3. That the Chief Justice be, and he hereby is, authorized to transmit to the Congress the foregoing amendments and additions to the Rules of Criminal Procedure in accordance with the provisions of title 18, U.S.C., section 3771.

     "4. That Rule 19 and subdivision (c) of Rule 45 of the Rules of Criminal Procedure for the United States District Courts, promulgated by this court on December 26, 1944, effective March 21, 1946, are hereby rescinded, effective July 1, 1966."

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