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Code of Virginia
Title 8.01. Civil Remedies and Procedure
Chapter 26. Appeals to the Supreme Court

§ 8.01-674. With whom filed; endorsement thereon; reference to justice or justices; when deemed to be filed.

The petition for appeal to the Supreme Court shall be filed with the Clerk of the Supreme Court. The Clerk shall endorse thereon the day and year he received it and shall refer it to one or more justices of the Supreme Court as the Court shall direct. A petition shall, for the purposes of § 8.01-671, be deemed to be timely filed if it is mailed postage prepaid to the Clerk by registered or certified mail and if the official postal receipt therefor is exhibited upon the demand of the Clerk or any party and it shows mailing within the prescribed time limits.

Code 1950, § 8-475; 1976, c. 615; 1977, c. 617; 1984, c. 703.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.