An appeal may be granted by the Supreme Court of Virginia, or any judge thereof, to either the authority or the city from the judgment of the court, and the appeal shall be heard and determined without reference to the principles of demurrer to evidence. The trial court shall certify the facts in the case to the Supreme Court and the evidence shall be considered as on appeal in proceedings under Chapter 2 (§ 25.1-200 et seq.) of Title 25.1. By consent of both parties of record, the petition may be dismissed at any time before final judgment on the appeal.
Code 1950, § 32-275.3; 1962, c. 395, § 15.1-1602; 1979, c. 719; 1997, c. 587; 2003, c. 940.