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Art. 382. Methods of instituting criminal prosecutions

A. A prosecution for an offense punishable by death, or for an offense punishable by life imprisonment, shall be instituted by indictment by a grand jury. Other criminal prosecutions in a district court shall be instituted by indictment or by information.

B.(1) A prosecution for violation of an ordinance and other criminal prosecutions in a parish court shall be instituted by affidavit or information charging any offense.

(2) A prosecution for violation of an ordinance and other criminal prosecutions in a city court shall be instituted by affidavit or information charging any offense supported by an affidavit.

(3) Criminal prosecutions in a juvenile court or family court shall be instituted by affidavit, information, or indictment.

Amended by Acts 1974, Ex.Sess. No. 19, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1975; Acts 1989, No. 8, §1; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 83, §1.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp382

Art. 382. Methods of instituting criminal prosecutions

A. A prosecution for an offense punishable by death, or for an offense punishable by life imprisonment, shall be instituted by indictment by a grand jury. Other criminal prosecutions in a district court shall be instituted by indictment or by information.

B.(1) A prosecution for violation of an ordinance and other criminal prosecutions in a parish court shall be instituted by affidavit or information charging any offense.

(2) A prosecution for violation of an ordinance and other criminal prosecutions in a city court shall be instituted by affidavit or information charging any offense supported by an affidavit.

(3) Criminal prosecutions in a juvenile court or family court shall be instituted by affidavit, information, or indictment.

Amended by Acts 1974, Ex.Sess. No. 19, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1975; Acts 1989, No. 8, §1; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 83, §1.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Louisiana > Ccrp > Ccrp382

Art. 382. Methods of instituting criminal prosecutions

A. A prosecution for an offense punishable by death, or for an offense punishable by life imprisonment, shall be instituted by indictment by a grand jury. Other criminal prosecutions in a district court shall be instituted by indictment or by information.

B.(1) A prosecution for violation of an ordinance and other criminal prosecutions in a parish court shall be instituted by affidavit or information charging any offense.

(2) A prosecution for violation of an ordinance and other criminal prosecutions in a city court shall be instituted by affidavit or information charging any offense supported by an affidavit.

(3) Criminal prosecutions in a juvenile court or family court shall be instituted by affidavit, information, or indictment.

Amended by Acts 1974, Ex.Sess. No. 19, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1975; Acts 1989, No. 8, §1; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 83, §1.

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