LFPMCLR 6.13 EVIDENCE The court shall follow the provisions of CrRLJ 6.13 on Evidence subject to the following provisions: (a) Return of Exhibits. Every exhibit in a criminal/traffic case in the court's custody, which is not contraband and for which ownership is not in dispute, shall be returned to the party who produced that exhibit upon motion of that party and expiration of the appeal period. In the event of a finding of guilty, for purpose of this rule, the appeal period shall begin on the day of sentencing or deferral of sentence by the court. Exhibits not withdrawn shall be delivered by the court clerk to the appropriate law enforcement agency for disposition as abandoned property; or if contraband, for destruction. No exhibit shall be released by the court without its being receipted for by the receiving person. (b) Request for Speed Measuring Device Expert. The court shall follow the provisions of CrRLJ 6.13(d) concerning the request for a speed measuring device (SMD) expert, except that a request for such a SMD expert shall be in writing and must be received by the court clerk at least seven working days prior to trial. (September 1, 1994)
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