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REVISED JUDICATURE ACT OF 1961 (EXCERPT)
Act 236 of 1961
Chapter 14
GENERAL PROVISIONS

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 600.1401SectionSeal unnecessary on bonds, deeds and contracts.
Section 600.1403SectionNonage as defense.
Section 600.1404SectionEducational loans; definitions; minors, enforceability.
Section 600.1405SectionRights of third party beneficiaries; contracts included; time promise becomes legally binding; exceptions; promisee's rights; retroactive construction of section.
Section 600.1410SectionLegal impediment to marriage as bar to action.
Section 600.1412SectionEastern Orthodox faith; recognition as major faith.
Section 600.1414SectionStyle of process.
Section 600.1416SectionCourts of record; seals.
Section 600.1417SectionRepealed. 1996, Act 374, Eff. Oct. 1, 1996.
Section 600.1418SectionCourts of record; discontinuance, vacancy, new commission.
Section 600.1419SectionContinuances and postponements to assure adequate representation; “nonmeeting day” defined.
Section 600.1420SectionCourts; sittings to be public, exceptions.
Section 600.1422SectionJudicial officers; fees.
Section 600.1425SectionSunday court.
Section 600.1427SectionWrits, process, proceedings, and records; use of English language; manner and medium; signature.
Section 600.1428SectionRecords management policies and procedures; record retention and disposal schedule; "record" defined.
Section 600.1430SectionAppearance in court by attorney or in person; exception.
Section 600.1432SectionMode of administering oaths; commencement of oath; administration of oath or affirmation by electronic or electromagnetic means.
Section 600.1434SectionOpposition to oath; affirmation.
Section 600.1436SectionWitness; competency as affected by religion.
Section 600.1438SectionOath by mental incompetent.
Section 600.1440SectionOath, affidavit, or affirmation; administration; certification by military officer; force and effect of instrument sworn or affirmed before military officer; form of certificate; oath or affirmation administered by electronic or electromagnetic means of communication.
Section 600.1442SectionOaths or affidavits; court appointee; stipulation.
Section 600.1445SectionPhysical examination of person ordered by court, board or commission, or other public body or officer.
Section 600.1450SectionJudicial meetings; court administration.
Section 600.1451SectionJudicial meetings; presiding officer, secretary.
Section 600.1452SectionJudicial meetings; expenses of attendance, payment.
Section 600.1455SectionCourts of record; powers.
Section 600.1461SectionNewspaper; definition; publication of notices.
Section 600.1465SectionFunds deposited with county officer unavailable for payment; appropriation for restitution; audit of claims; allowance; limitation; right of action.
Section 600.1471SectionLaw clerks; employment; qualifications; compensation; period of employment; duties.
Section 600.1475SectionCollection on judgment; restitution on reversal; interest.
Section 600.1481SectionJudicial assistant; appointment; oath; certificate; qualifications; duties; compensation; term; public officer; civil service regulation or compulsory retirement inapplicable; removal.
Section 600.1483SectionClaim for damages alleging medical malpractice; limitation on noneconomic damages; exceptions; itemizing damages into economic and noneconomic loss; “noneconomic loss” defined; adjusting limitations on noneconomic loss.
Section 600.1485SectionIndigent civil legal assistance.
Section 600.1486SectionHiring member of immediate family as court employee or process server.
Section 600.1487SectionContract for good or service.
Section 600.1487[1]SectionRepealed. 2006, Act 225, Imd. Eff. June 26, 2006.
Section 600.1490SectionDefinitions; court reporter, court recorder, stenomask reporter, or owner of firm; familial relationship with party or attorney; disclosure required; financial interest.
Section 600.1491SectionCourt reporter, court recorder, stenomask reporter, or owner of firm; prohibited conduct.
Section 600.1492SectionCourt reporter, court recorder, stenomask reporter; duties.
Section 600.1493SectionEnforcement of MCL 600.1490, 600.1491, and 600.1492; violation.
Section 600.1494SectionApplicability of MCL 600.1490 to 600.1493; exception.