Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 28.12. Exception And Trial Of Special Pleas
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Art. 28.12. [525,535] [590,600] [579,589] EXCEPTION AND
TRIAL OF SPECIAL PLEAS. When a special plea is filed by the
defendant, the State may except to it for substantial defects. If
the exception be sustained, the plea may be amended. If the plea be
not excepted to, it shall be considered that issue has been taken
upon the same. Such special pleas as set forth matter of fact
proper to be tried by a jury shall be submitted and tried with a plea
of not guilty.
Acts 1965, 59th Leg., p. 317, ch. 722, Sec. 1, eff. Jan. 1, 1966.
Last modified: August 11, 2007