(735 ILCS 5/1-104)
(from Ch. 110, par. 1-104)
Power of courts to make rules.
(a) The Supreme Court of this State has power to make rules of
pleading, practice and procedure for the circuit, Appellate and Supreme
Courts supplementary to, but not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act,
and to amend the same, for the purpose of making this Act effective
for the convenient administration of justice, and otherwise simplifying
judicial procedure, and power to make rules governing pleading, practice
and procedure in small claims actions, including service of process
in connection therewith. Unless otherwise indicated by the text,
references in this Act to rules are to rules of the Supreme Court.
(b) Subject to the rules of the Supreme Court, the circuit and Appellate
Courts may make rules
regulating their dockets, calendars, and business.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)