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Subchapter 002 : CHANGE OF VENUE(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 4631)
§ 4631. Authority
The Supreme Court may by rule provide for change of venue in criminal prosecutions upon motion, for the prevention of prejudice to the defendant or for the convenience of parties and witnesses and in the interests of justice. The court to which a prosecution is transferred shall thereby have jurisdiction of the cause, and the same proceedings shall be had therein as though the venue had not been changed. (Amended 1969, No. 22, § 1; 1973, No. 118, § 10, eff. Oct. 1, 1973; 1973, No. 193 (Adj. Sess.), § 3, eff. April 9, 1974; 2009, No. 154 (Adj. Sess.), § 102.)