28 U.S.C. § 1653

Current through P.L. 117-174 (published on www.congress.gov on 08/26/2022)
Section 1653 - Amendment of pleadings to show jurisdiction

Defective allegations of jurisdiction may be amended, upon terms, in the trial or appellate courts.

28 U.S.C. § 1653

June 25, 1948, ch. 646, 62 Stat. 944.

HISTORICAL AND REVISION NOTESBased on title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed., §399 (Mar. 3, 1911, ch. 231, §274c, as added Mar. 3, 1915, ch. 90, 38 Stat. 956).Section was extended to permit amendment of all jurisdictional allegations instead of merely allegations of diversity of citizenship as provided by section 399 of title 28, U.S.C., 1940 ed.Changes were made in phraseology.