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Rule 1.2. Purpose and Construction

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal Procedure

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
I. General Provisions
Rule 1. Scope, Purpose and Construction, and Other General Provisions (Refs & Annos)
16A A.R.S. Rules Crim.Proc., Rule 1.2
Rule 1.2. Purpose and Construction
These rules are intended to provide for the just and speedy determination of every criminal proceeding. Courts, parties, and crime victims should construe these rules to secure simplicity in procedure, fairness in administration, the elimination of unnecessary delay and expense, and to protect the fundamental rights of the individual while preserving the public welfare.

Credits

Added Aug. 31, 2017, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 1.2, AZ ST RCRP Rule 1.2
State Court Rules are current with amendments received through November 15, 2023. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through November 1, 2023.
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