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§ 99-19-31. Penalty where none fixed elsewhere by statute.
 

Offenses for which a penalty is not provided elsewhere by statute, and offenses indictable at common law, and for which a statutory penalty is not elsewhere prescribed, shall be punished by fine of not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000.00) and imprisonment in the county jail not more than six (6) months, or either. 
 

Sources: Codes, 1957, ch. 64, art. 356; 1871, § 2863; 1880, § 3098; 1892, § 1454; 1906, § 1527; Hemingway's 1917, § 1289; 1930, § 1314; 1942, § 2562; Laws,  1984, ch. 353, § 3, eff from and after July 1, 1984.