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     15-6-8(f).   Construction of pleadings. All pleadings shall be so construed as to do substantial justice.

Source: SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, ยง 33.0915; SD RCP, Rule 8 (f), as adopted by Sup. Ct. Order March 29, 1966, effective July 1, 1966.


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