2010 Georgia Code
TITLE 17 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 7 - PRETRIAL PROCEEDINGS
ARTICLE 5 - ARRAIGNMENT AND PLEAS GENERALLY
§ 17-7-94 - Recordation and effect of plea of "not guilty" or of standing mute

O.C.G.A. 17-7-94 (2010)
17-7-94. Recordation and effect of plea of "not guilty" or of standing mute


If the person accused of committing a crime, upon being arraigned, pleads "not guilty" or stands mute, the clerk shall immediately record upon the minutes of the court the plea of "not guilty," together with the arraignment; and the arraignment and plea shall constitute the issue between the accused and the state.

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