§19.2-293. When acquittal not a bar to further prosecution for same offense


Published: 2015

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§ 19.2-293. When acquittal not a bar to further prosecution for same offense.

A person acquitted of an offense on the ground of a variance between the allegations and the proof of the indictment or other accusation, or upon an exception to the form or substance thereof, may be arraigned again on a new indictment or other proper accusation, and tried and convicted for the same offense, notwithstanding such former acquittal.
Code 1950, § 19.1-258; 1960, c. 366; 1975, c. 495.