The Appellate Court Rules renumber some sections (general provisions), add guidance for DNA appeals (new rule 247, SCACR), and revised the rule for retention and disposition of exhibits in the Circuit and Family Courts.
Appellate Court Rule 232 (which is re-numbered to 261 per Order 2009-04-02-03) is amended to reflect changes in Rule 43(k), SCRCP, regarding settlement agreements.
Rule 43 (k)
Rule 43(k), SCRCP, is amended by Order 2009-04-02-04, by adding back into the rule the understanding that a written settlement agreement that is executed by both the parties and their attorneys is binding. The rule now reads:
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