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§ 3-207. Dismissal of assault charge.

(a)  Dismissal.- On a pretrial motion of the State, a court may dismiss a charge of assault if: 

(1) the victim and the defendant agree to the dismissal; and 

(2) the court considers the dismissal proper. 

(b)  Payment of costs.- The defendant shall pay the costs that would have been incurred if the defendant had been found guilty. 

[An. Code 1957, art. 27, § 12A-5; 2002, ch. 26, § 2.]