28 U.S.C. § 1631 - Transfer to cure want of jurisdiction

Cite as:28 U.S.C. § 1631
Currency:Current through P.L. 116-135 (03/26/2020)
 
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Whenever a civil action is filed in a court as defined in section 610 of this title or an appeal, including a petition for review of administrative action, is noticed for or filed with such a court and that court finds that there is a want of jurisdiction, the court shall, if it is in the interest of justice, transfer such action or appeal to any other such court in which the action or appeal could have been brought at the time it was filed or noticed, and the action or appeal shall proceed as if it had been filed in or noticed for the cou...

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