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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 56-6-21 §56-6-21. Time for examining instructions, objecting thereto and settlement thereof.
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.

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