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RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
FOR THE
TRIAL DIVISION OF THE SUPREME COURT
OF THE FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA
 

 TABLE OF CONTENTS

I.  SCOPE, PURPOSE AND CONSTRUCTION
Rule 1.  Scope.
 
Rule 2.  Purpose and Construction.
 

II.  PRELIMINARY PROCEEDINGS
Rule 3.  The Complaint.
 
Rule 4.  Arrest Warrant or Summons upon Complaint.
 
Rule 5.  Initial Appearance.
 

III.  THE INFORMATION
Rule 6.  Vacant.
 
Rule 7.  The Information.
 
Rule 8.  Joinder of Offenses and of Defendants.
 
Rule 9.  Warrant or Summons Upon Information.
 

IV.  PREPARATION FOR TRIAL
Rule 10.  Vacant.
 
Rule 11.  Pleas.
 
Rule 12.  Motions before Trial; Defense and Objections.
 
Rule 13.  Trial Together of Informations.
 
Rule 14.  Relief from Prejudicial Joinder.
 
Rule 15.  Depositions.
 
Rule 16.  Discovery and Inspection.
 
Rule 17.  Subpoena.
 
Rule 17.1.  Pretrial Conference.
 

V.  VENUE
Rule 18.  Place of Prosecution and Trial.
 
Rule 19.  Vacant.
 
Rule 20.  Transfer from the State for Plea and Sentence.
 
Rule 21.  Transfer of Cases for Trial.
 
Rule 22.  Time of Motion to Transfer.
 

VI.  TRIAL
Rule 23.  Findings By The Court Upon Trial.
 
Rule 24.  Vacant.
 
Rule 25.  Justice, Disability After Finding of Guilt.
 
Rule 26.  Taking of Testimony.
 
Rule 26.1.  Determination of Foreign Law.
 
Rule 26.2.  Production of Statements of Witnesses.
 
Rule 27.  Proof of Official Record.
 
Rule 28.  Interpreters.
 
Rule 29.  Motion For Judgment of Acquittal.
 
Rule 29.1.  Closing Argument.
 
Rule 30.  Vacant.
 
Rule 31.  Finding.
 

VII.  JUDGMENT
Rule 32.  Sentence and Judgment.
 
Rule 32.1.  Revocation of Modification of Probation or Supervised Release.
 
Rule 33.  New Trial.
 
Rule 34.  Arrest of Judgment.
 
Rule 35.  Correction or Reduction of Sentence.
 
Rule 36.  Clerical Mistakes.
 

VIII.  APPEAL
Rule 37.  Vacant.
 
Rule 38.  Stay of Execution, and Relief Pending Review.
 
Rule 39.  Vacant.
 

IX.  SUPPLEMENTARY AND SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
Rule 40.  Commitment to Another District.
 
Rule 41.  Search and Seizure.
 
Rule 42.  Criminal Contempt.
 

X.  GENERAL PROVISIONS
Rule 43.  Presence.
 
Rule 44.  Right to and Assignment of Counsel.
 
Rule 45.  Time.
 
Rule 46.  Release from Custody.
 
Rule 47.  Motions.
 
Rule 48.  Dismissal.
 
Rule 49.  Service and Filing of Papers.
 
Rule 50.  Vacant.
 
Rule 51.  Exceptions Unnecessary.
 
Rule 52.  Harmless Error and Plain Error.
 
Rule 53.  Vacant.
 
Rule 54.  Application and Execution.
 
Rule 55.  Records.
 
Rule 56.  Courts and Clerks.
 
Rule 57.  Rules of Court.
 
Rule 58.  Vacant.
 
Rule 59.  Effective Date.
 
Rule 60.  Title.