§56-6-21. Time for examining instructions, objecting thereto and
The court shall, in the absence of any rule for such purpose
prescribed by the supreme court of appeals, under the provisions of
section four, article one, chapter fifty-one of this code by
suitable general rules, prescribe the stages of the trial, at which
instructions must be presented to the opposing counsel and to the
court, at which objections may be made to charges and instructions
prepared by the court, and at which the instructions and charge
shall be settled by the court and read by it to the jury; all of
which being subject to the power of the court in a particular case
to make exceptions to such rules when good cause therefor shall
appear and justice may so require.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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