76-1-106 Strict construction rule not applicable. The rule that a penal statute is to be strictly construed shall not apply to this code, any of its
provisions, or any offense defined by the laws of this state. All provisions of this code and offenses defined by the laws of this state shall be construed according to the fair import of their terms to promote justice and to effect the objects of the law and general purposes of Section 76-1-104.
Enacted by Chapter 196, 1973 General Session