Rule 31. Rules of court.

(a) District courts may make local rules for the conduct of criminal proceedings not inconsistent with these rules and statutes of the state. Copies of all rules made by a court shall, upon promulgation, be furnished to the Supreme Court and to the Judicial Council and shall be made available to members of the state bar and the public.

(b) If no procedure is specifically prescribed by rule, the court may proceed in any lawful manner not inconsistent with these rules or statutes.


Effective November 1, 1996