2013 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Chapter 12 - DEFENSE OF INDIGENTS.
Section 15-12-46 - Applicability of article to establishment of appointed counsel or contract counsel systems, etc.


AL Code § 15-12-46 (2013) What's This?
Section 15-12-46Applicability of article to establishment of appointed counsel or contract counsel systems, etc.

Nothing in this article shall be construed to exclude establishment of appointed counsel or contract counsel systems parallel to a public defender system or to preclude judges from appointing counsel for indigent defendants where there is a conflict of interest involving the public defender or if the public defender is unable to provide prompt and adequate representation, and the indigent defense systems chosen do not provide any other alternative.

(Acts 1975, No. 1205, §9-106; Act 2011-678, p. 1862, §6.)

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