2017 Code of Alabama
Title 13A - CRIMINAL CODE.
Chapter 5 - PUNISHMENTS AND SENTENCES.
Article 1 - General Provisions.
Section 13A-5-1 - Applicability of provisions.
(a) Every person convicted of any offense defined in this title, or defined outside this title, shall be sentenced by the court in accordance with this article, unless otherwise specifically provided by law.
(b) Penal laws enacted after January 1, 1980, shall be classified for punishment purposes in accordance with this article.(Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, §1201.)