101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced 1/9/2019___________, by
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
735 ILCS 5/1-106
from Ch. 110, par. 1-106
Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Makes a technical change in a
concerning construction of the Code.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning civil law.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Code of Civil Procedure is amended by
changing Section 1-106 as follows:
(735 ILCS 5/1-106)
(from Ch. 110, par. 1-106)
Act to be liberally construed.
This Act shall
be liberally construed, to
end that controversies
be speedily and finally determined according to the substantive
rights of the parties. The rule that statutes in derogation of
common law must be strictly construed does not apply to
this Act or to
the rules made in relation thereto.
(Source: P.A. 82-280.)