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Rule 42. Transfer of case fromSupreme Court to Court of Appeals.

(a) Discretion ofSupreme Court to transfer. At any time before a case is set for oralargument before the Supreme Court, the Court may transfer to the Court ofAppeals any case except those cases within the Supreme Court's exclusivejurisdiction. The order of transfer shall be issued without opinion, written ororal, as to the merits of the appeal or the reasons for the transfer.

(b) Notice of orderof transfer. Upon entry of the order of transfer the Clerk of the SupremeCourt shall give notice of entry of the order of transfer by mail to each partyto the proceeding and to the clerk of the trial court. Upon entry of the orderof transfer, the Clerk of the Supreme Court shall transfer the original of theorder and the case, including the record and file of the case from the trialcourt, all papers filed in the Supreme Court, and a written statement of alldocket entries in the case up to and including the order of transfer, to theClerk of the Court of Appeals.

(c) Receipt of orderof transfer by Court of Appeals. Upon receipt of the original order oftransfer from the Clerk of the Supreme Court, the Clerk of the Court of Appealsshall enter the appeal upon the Court of Appeals docket. The Clerk of the Courtof Appeals shall immediately give notice to each party to the proceeding and tothe clerk of the trial court that the appeal has been docketed and that allfurther filings will be made with the Clerk of the Court of Appeals. The noticeshall state the docket number assigned to the case in the Court of Appeals.

(d) Filing ortransfer of appeal record. If the record on appeal has not been filed withthe Clerk of the Supreme Court as of the date of the order of transfer, theClerk of the Supreme Court shall notify the clerk of the trial court that uponcompletion of the conditions for filing the record by that court, the clerkshall transmit the record on appeal to the Clerk of the Court of Appeals. If,however, the record on appeal has already been transmitted to and filed withthe Clerk of the Supreme Court as of the date of the entry of the order oftransfer, the Clerk of the Supreme Court shall transmit the record on appeal tothe Clerk of the Court of Appeals within five days of the date of the entry ofthe order of transfer.

(e) Subsequentproceedings before Court of Appeals. Upon receipt by the Clerk of the Courtof Appeals of the order of transfer and the entry thereof upon the docket ofthe Court of Appeals, the case shall proceed before the Court of Appeals tofinal decision and disposition as in other appellate cases pursuant to theserules.

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