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Effective 02 Sep 1976, see footnote bottom

  V Section 11.  Want of jurisdiction, effect — transfers. — In all proceedings reviewable on appeal by the supreme court or the court of appeals, appeals shall go directly to the court or district having jurisdiction, but want of jurisdiction shall not be ground for dismissal, and the proceeding shall be transferred to the appellate court having jurisdiction.  An original action filed in a court lacking jurisdiction or venue shall be transferred to the appropriate court.


Source: Const. of 1945 (Amended August 4, 1970) (Amended August 3, 1976).

(1954) Where after expiration of appeal time, court of appeals entered special order permitting the filing of delayed notice of appeal, appeal would be transferred to supreme court if appeals court had no jurisdiction and not dismissed. Winslow v. Sauerwein (A.), 272 S.W.2d 836.

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