2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:1441 - Declaration of purpose

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:1441 (2017)

CHAPTER 5-C. UNIFORM PARISH COURT JURISDICTION

AND PROCEDURE ACT

§1441. Declaration of purpose

The purpose of this Chapter is to provide for uniform subject matter jurisdiction and procedure for parish courts. This Chapter is intended to implement the constitutional requirement that such courts shall have parishwide territorial jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction which shall be uniform throughout the state, all as provided by Article V, Section 15(A) of the Louisiana Constitution of 1974.

Added by Acts 1979, No. 328, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1980.

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