Texas Code of Criminal Procedure - Article 44.181. Defect In Complaint
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Article: 44.07 44.10 44.12 44.15 44.16 44.17 44.18 44.181 44.19 44.20 44.25 44.251 44.2511 44.28 44.281
Art. 44.181. DEFECT IN COMPLAINT. (a) A court conducting a
trial de novo based on an appeal from a justice or municipal court
may dismiss the case because of a defect in the complaint only if
the defendant objected to the defect before the trial began in the
justice or municipal court.
(b) The attorney representing the state may move to amend a
defective complaint before the trial de novo begins.
Added by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 478, Sec. 2, eff. Sept. 1, 1995.
Subsec. (a) amended by Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1545, Sec. 4, eff.
Sept. 1, 1999.
Last modified: August 11, 2007