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Short title; application
Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP) CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE 1
§ 101. Short title; application. This chapter shall be known as the
civil practice law and rules, and may be cited as "CPLR". The civil
practice law and rules shall govern the procedure in civil judicial
proceedings in all courts of the state and before all judges, except
where the procedure is regulated by inconsistent statute. The civil
practice law and rules shall succeed the civil practice act and rules of
civil practice and shall be deemed substituted therefor throughout the
statutes and rules of the state. Reference to a provision in the civil
practice law and rules may, except when such provision is being enacted
or amended, be made without indicating whether it is a rule or section.