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2024 California Rules of Court

Rule 8.1000. Application

Rules 8.1000-8.1018 govern the transfer of cases within the appellate jurisdiction of the superior court-other than appeals in small claims cases-to the Court of Appeal. Unless the context requires otherwise, the term "case" as used in these rules means cases within that jurisdiction.

Rule 8.1000 amended effective January 1, 2011; repealed and adopted as rule 61 effective January 1, 2003; previously amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007.

Advisory Committee Comment

The rules in this division implement the authority of the Court of Appeal under Code of Civil Procedure section 911 and Penal Code section 1471 to order any case on appeal to a superior court in its district transferred to the Court of Appeal if it determines that transfer is necessary to secure uniformity of decision or to settle important questions of law.

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