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Article58A.

Procedures Relating toFelony Guilty Pleas in District Court.

§ 15A‑1029.1.  Transferof case from superior court to district court to accept guilty and no contestpleas for certain felony offenses.

(a)        With the consent ofboth the prosecutor and the defendant, the presiding superior court judge mayorder a transfer of the defendant's case to the district court for the purposeof allowing the defendant to enter a plea of guilty or no contest to a Class Hor I felony.

(b)        The provisions ofArticle 58 of this Chapter apply to a case transferred under this section fromsuperior court to district court in the same manner as if the plea were enteredin superior court. Appeals that are authorized in these matters are to theappellate division. (1995 (Reg. Sess., 1996), c. 725, s. 6.)