California Penal Code Section 1022

CA Penal Code § 1022 (2017)  

Whenever the defendant is acquitted on the merits, he is acquitted of the same offense, notwithstanding any defect in form or substance in the accusatory pleading on which the trial was had.

(Amended by Stats. 1951, Ch. 1674.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018