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Section 767.39

THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (EXCERPT)
Act 175 of 1927


767.39 Abolition of distinction between accessory and principal.

Sec. 39.

Every person concerned in the commission of an offense, whether he directly commits the act constituting the offense or procures, counsels, aids, or abets in its commission may hereafter be prosecuted, indicted, tried and on conviction shall be punished as if he had directly committed such offense.


History: 1927, Act 175, Eff. Sept. 5, 1927 ;-- CL 1929, 17253 ;-- CL 1948, 767.39
Former Law: See sections 3 and 5 of Ch. 161 of R.S. 1846, being CL 1857, §§ 5939 and 5941; CL 1871, §§ 7805 and 7807; How., §§ 9415 and 9417; CL 1897, §§ 11776 and 11778; CL 1915, §§ 15603 and 15605; and section 19 of Act 77 of 1855, being CL 1857, § 6065; CL 1871, § 7934; How., § 9545; CL 1897, § 11930; CL 1915, § 15757.


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