Section 12-3-15

Transfer of cases in Court of Civil Appeals to Supreme Court.

When it is deemed advisable or necessary for the proper dispatch of the business of the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, with the advice of the Supreme Court, and the presiding judge of the Court of Civil Appeals, may in writing designate any case in the Alabama Court of Civil Appeals to be transferred to the Supreme Court for a hearing and final determination by that court. Such written designation shall be entered upon the minutes of each of the courts, and the Clerk of the Court of Civil Appeals shall deliver to the Clerk of the Supreme Court the transcript of the record and other papers in the cases so designated, together with copies of any orders that may be made in any of such cases by the Court of Civil Appeals. Upon the making and entering of such designation, the jurisdiction and control of the Court of Civil Appeals over the designated case shall cease and terminate.

(Acts 1971, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 74, p. 4282, §2.)