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Section 750.543h

THE MICHIGAN PENAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 328 of 1931


750.543h Hindering prosecution of terrorism; conduct; felony; penalty.

Sec. 543h.

(1) A person is guilty of hindering prosecution of terrorism when he or she knowingly renders criminal assistance to a person who has violated any section of this chapter other than this section or is wanted as a material witness in connection with an act of terrorism pursuant to section 39 of chapter VII of the code of criminal procedure, 1927 PA 175, MCL 767.39.

(2) This section does not apply to conduct for which a person may be punished as if he or she had committed the offense committed by another person as allowed under section 39 of chapter VII of the code of criminal procedure, 1927 PA 175, MCL 767.39.

(3) Hindering prosecution of terrorism is a felony punishable as follows:

(a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), by imprisonment for not more than 20 years or a fine of not more than $20,000.00, or both.

(b) If the person renders criminal assistance to a person who has violated section 543f, by imprisonment for life or any term of years or a fine of not more than $100,000.00, or both.


History: Add. 2002, Act 113, Eff. Apr. 22, 2002 ;-- Am. 2002, Act 270, Imd. Eff. May 9, 2002


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