Rules Archive

November 15, 2007 (renumbering Rules 5.2-5.4; amending Rules 5, 16, 26, 33, 34, 37, 45, 58, 77.3, and 80, and Appendices A and C; adopting new Appendix E; abrogating Appendix G; redesignating former Appendix E as Appendix I).


April 10, 2008 (adopting revised rules governing complaints against judges as promulgated by the Judicial Conference of the United States).


November 3, 2008 (adopting changes in rule structure and word usage that were introduced as restyling changes into the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure on December 1, 2007; introducing minor changes in scope or content (including changes to conform to the FRCP) into Rules 4.1, 5, 5.5, 7, 9, 12, 23, 25, and 40.2; and adding new Rules 5.2 and 71, each reflecting the language of its FRCP counterpart).


July 13, 2009 (amending Rule 77.3(a); adopting revised Rule 83.2; introducing new subpoena forms (Forms 6A, B, and C); restyling Appendix B (Vaccine Rules) to conform to the restyling changes that were introduced into the court's rules on November 3, 2008; and amending Vaccine Rules 13, 17, 34, and 36).


January 11, 2010 (adopting substantive changes to Rules 8, 13, 15, and new Rule 62.1 in accordance with parallel changes to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that became effective December 1, 2009; adopting time-computation changes to Rules 6, 12, 32, 42, 52, 53, 55, 59, 62, 65, 68, and 83.1 and Appendices B, D, and F consistent with amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure that became effective December 1, 2009; and amending Rules 14, 23, 32, 54, and 83.1, and Vaccine Rule 5).


July 15, 2011 (amending RCFC 3.1, 4, 5.5, 15, 26, 56, 59, 83.1, 83.2; amending Vaccine Rules 2, 16, and 17; amending Appendices A, C, and E; and introducing new Supplement to Appendix B ("Electronic Case Filing Procedure in Vaccine Act Cases") and new Form 1 ("Order Implementing Fed. R. Evid. 502(d)").


July 2, 2012 (amending Rule RCFC 5.5, 9, 26, 41, 52.1, and 58.1, Appendix E, and Form 8).


August 30, 2013 (amending RCFS 14, 80, and 80.1, Vaccine Rule 8, and Forms 3B and 3C).