2017 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE.
Chapter 24 - DEFENDANTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY.
Section 15-24-2 - Definitions.
For the purpose of this chapter, the following terms shall have the respective meanings ascribed by this section:
(1) COURT. The court having jurisdiction over the offense charged.
(2) DEFENDANT. Any person accused of a criminal offense against state laws.
(3) INTELLECTUALLY DISABLED PERSON. A person with significant subaverage general intellectual functioning resulting in or associated with concurrent impairments in adaptive behavior and manifested during the developmental period, as measured by appropriate standardized testing instruments.(Acts 1985, No. 85-652, p. 1020, §2.)