666-9 Return day. The summons shall be returnable within such time as is fixed by the court in conformity with the rules of court. [CC 1859, 942; am L 1923, c 119, 1; RL 1925, 2782; RL 1935, 4019; RL 1945, 10408; RL 1955, 240-9; HRS 666-9; am L 1971, c 144, 31A]

 

Rules of Court

 

See DCRCP rule 12(a).

 

Case Notes

 

When summons not returnable as provided judgment void. 13 H. 450 (1901).

Defendant cannot be defaulted if defendant appears without filing written pleadings. 14 H. 590, 592 (1903).

If last day falls on Sunday, summons may be made returnable on Monday, the next legal day. 24 H. 250, 252-253 (1918).

Cited: 24 H. 95, 96 (1917).

 

 

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