CHAPTER 882
SUPERIOR COURT

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Sec. 51-183b. (Formerly Sec. 51-29). Judgments in civil actions. Time limit.
Sec. 51-183g. (Formerly Sec. 51-46). Retiring judge; unfinished matters.
Sec. 51-190a. (Formerly Sec. 51-161). Filing and lodging papers upon decision.

PART I
GENERAL PROVISIONS

      Sec. 51-183b. (Formerly Sec. 51-29). Judgments in civil actions. Time limit.

      General Assembly did not intend to include within definition of "trial", for purposes of the 120-day rule, arguments on motions addressed to whether plaintiff is precluded from an evidentiary hearing or trial because of prior trial on the same or similar issues between the same parties. 88 CA 795.

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      Sec. 51-183g. (Formerly Sec. 51-46). Retiring judge; unfinished matters.

      Judge trial referee may resentence defendant when he had presided over defendant's trial as a Superior Court judge. 274 C. 727.

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      Sec. 51-190a. (Formerly Sec. 51-161). Filing and lodging papers upon decision. (a) In the trial of an action before a judge of the Superior Court that might have been brought to the Superior Court, the judge, when a decision has been reached, shall lodge the file and papers in the action and a memorandum of his decision with the clerk of the Superior Court who would have been the custodian thereof had the action been tried by the court in the judicial district.

      (b) In the trial of an action before a judge of the Superior Court that could not have been brought to the Superior Court, the judge, when a decision has been reached, if the action relates to an interest in land, shall lodge the file and papers in the action and a memorandum of his decision with the clerk of the superior court in the judicial district in which the land affected is located.

      (c) When an action is tried by a judge of the Superior Court other than those mentioned in subsections (a) and (b) of this section, and it is not otherwise provided by law where the file and papers shall be lodged, the judge, when a decision has been reached, shall designate a clerk of the Superior Court with whom the file and papers shall be lodged and shall thereupon lodge them and a memorandum of his decision with the clerk.

      (d) The clerk of the Superior Court with whom a file, papers and memorandum of decision are lodged pursuant to this section is the lawful custodian thereof.

      (1949 Rev., S. 7607; P.A. 76-436, S. 660, 681; P.A. 78-280, S. 1, 127; P.A. 82-248, S. 55; P.A. 05-288, S. 172.)

      History: P.A. 76-436 replaced court of common pleas with superior court, reflecting transfer of common pleas court functions to superior court, effective July 1, 1978; Sec. 51-161 transferred to Sec. 51-190a in the 1977 Court Reorganization Supplement; P.A. 78-280 deleted reference to counties; P.A. 82-248 rephrased section and changed "cause" to "action"; P.A. 05-288 made a technical change in Subsec. (c), effective July 13, 2005.

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