2020 Arkansas Code
Title 5 - Criminal Offenses
Subtitle 1 - General Provisions
Chapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 5-1-105. Offenses — Court authority not limited

Universal Citation: AR Code § 5-1-105 (2020)
  1. (a) An offense is conduct for which a sentence to a term of imprisonment or fine or both is authorized by statute.

  2. (b) An offense is classified as follows:

    1. (1) Felony;

    2. (2) Misdemeanor; or

    3. (3) Violation.

  3. (c) Nothing in the Arkansas Criminal Code shall be construed to limit the power of a court to punish for contempt or to employ any sanction authorized by law for the enforcement of an order, judgment, or decree.

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