The court to which the action is removed shall have the same jurisdiction to dispose of the case as the court from which it was removed. If the indictment is quashed or a nolle prosequi entered, a new indictment may be found, from time to time, by a grand jury of the county to which the action was removed, and the action may be prosecuted until finally disposed of, as if the offense had been committed in that county.
Effective: October 1, 1942

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 452.280

  • Action: includes all proceedings in any court of this state. See Kentucky Statutes 446.010
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indictment: The formal charge issued by a grand jury stating that there is enough evidence that the defendant committed the crime to justify having a trial; it is used primarily for felonies.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.

History: Recodified 1942 Ky. Acts ch. 208, sec. 1, effective October 1, 1942, from Ky.
Stat. sec. 1117.