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(1) Every court of record may make rules, not inconsistent with the laws of this state, for its own government and the government of its officers. Such rules must not impose any tax or charge upon any legal proceedings or give any allowance to any officers for services.
(2) In case of the failure or refusal of any district court to adopt and promulgate rules of court, the supreme court may, upon the application of any interested person, adopt and promulgate rules for the government of such court. When adopted and promulgated, such rules shall remain in full force and effect until modified or repealed by the authority adopting them.
(3) Rules adopted by any court take effect 30 days after their publication.
(4) Any judge who shall fail or refuse to comply with and carry out in good faith the rules of court adopted by the supreme court, as herein provided for, shall be guilty of a contempt of the supreme court.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Montana Title 3. Judiciary, Courts § 3-1-112. Rules for courts of record - last updated April 27, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mt/title-3-judiciary-courts/mt-code-ann-sect-3-1-112.html
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