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546.17 Verdict by five-sixths of jury.

In any civil action or proceeding in any court of record the jury therein may return a verdict, after six hours of deliberation, upon an agreement by five-sixths of its number. The jury's deliberation commences when the officer in charge of the jury is sworn. The court administrator records that time.

HIST: (9301) 1913 c 63 s 1; 1955 c 220 s 1; 1Sp1986 c 3 art 1 s 82

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