(a) Statutes in effect immediately prior to the adoption of this Code relating to practice and procedure in any court of this state in which the practice and procedure is not governed by the Alabama Rules of Civil Procedure shall not be repealed, altered, amended, modified, or otherwise affected by the adoption of this Code; provided, that this section shall not be construed to prevent the repeal, amendment, or modification of any such statutes by act of the Legislature or by rules promulgated by the Supreme Court of Alabama.

Terms Used In Alabama Code 6-1-1

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 1-1-1

(b) The adoption of the 1975 Code of Alabama shall not repeal, alter, amend, or modify any rule governing civil procedure heretofore promulgated by the Supreme Court of Alabama.

(Acts 1977, No. 20, §2.)