Arraignment and Pretrial Provisions

ORS 135.740
Construction of words and phrases used

The words used in an accusatory instrument must be construed in their usual acceptation in common language, except words and phrases defined by law, which are to be construed according to their legal meaning. [Formerly 132.710]

See annotations under ORS 132.710 in permanent edition.

§§ 135.713 to 135.743

Law Review Citations

2 EL 230-274 (1971)


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