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§15‑148.  Manner of alleging joint ownership of property.

In any indictment wherein itis necessary to state the ownership of any property whatsoever, whether real orpersonal, which belongs to, or is in the possession of, more than one person,whether such persons be partners in trade, joint tenants or tenants in common,it is sufficient to name one of such persons, and to state such property tobelong to the person so named, and another or others as the case may be; andwhenever, in any such indictment, it is necessary to mention, for any purposewhatsoever, any partners, joint tenants or tenants in common, it is sufficientto describe them in the manner aforesaid; and this provision shall extend toall joint‑stock companies and trustees. (R.C., c. 35, s. 19; Code, s.1188; Rev., s. 3250; C.S., s. 4618.)