CIVIL PRACTICE AND REMEDIES CODE


TITLE 2. TRIAL, JUDGMENT, AND APPEAL


SUBTITLE A. GENERAL PROVISIONS


CHAPTER 5. RULE OF DECISION


The following section was amended by the 86th Legislature. Pending publication of the current statutes, see H.B. 2757, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, for amendments affecting the following section.


Sec. 5.001. RULE OF DECISION. The rule of decision in this state consists of those portions of the common law of England that are not inconsistent with the constitution or the laws of this state, the constitution of this state, and the laws of this state.

Acts 1985, 69th Leg., ch. 959, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1985.