California Penal Code Section 1200

CA Penal Code § 1200 (2017)  

When the defendant appears for judgment he must be informed by the Court, or by the Clerk, under its direction, of the nature of the charge against him and of his plea, and the verdict, if any thereon, and must be asked whether he has any legal cause to show why judgment should not be pronounced against him.

(Amended by Code Amendments 1880, Ch. 47.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018