28 U.S.C. § 1406 : US Code - Section 1406: Cure or waiver of defects
Search 28 U.S.C. § 1406 : US Code - Section 1406: Cure or waiver of defects
(a) The district court of a district in which is filed a case
laying venue in the wrong division or district shall dismiss, or if
it be in the interest of justice, transfer such case to any
district or division in which it could have been brought.
(b) Nothing in this chapter shall impair the jurisdiction of a
district court of any matter involving a party who does not
interpose timely and sufficient objection to the venue.
(c) As used in this section, the term "district court" includes
the District Court of Guam, the District Court for the Northern
Mariana Islands, and the District Court of the Virgin Islands, and
the term "district" includes the territorial jurisdiction of each
Creation or alteration of district or division
District courts; venue