2020 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 1 - General Provisions
§ 16-1-10. Punishment for Crimes for Which Punishment Not Otherwise Provided

Universal Citation: GA Code § 16-1-10 (2020)

Any conduct that is made criminal by this title or by another statute of this state and for which punishment is not otherwise provided, shall be punished as for a misdemeanor.

(Orig. Code 1863, § 4395; Ga. L. 1865-66, p. 233, § 2; Code 1868, § 4436; Code 1873, § 4509; Code 1882, § 4509; Penal Code 1895, § 334; Penal Code 1910, § 339; Code 1933, § 26-5001; Code 1933, § 26-104, enacted by Ga. L. 1968, p. 1249, § 1.)

Cross references.

- Punishment for misdemeanors generally, § 17-10-3.

JUDICIAL DECISIONS

Cited in MacDougald v. State, 124 Ga. App. 619, 184 S.E.2d 687 (1971); Blair v. State, 127 Ga. App. 111, 192 S.E.2d 542 (1972); Cook v. State, 256 Ga. 808, 353 S.E.2d 333 (1987); English v. State, 282 Ga. App. 552, 639 S.E.2d 551 (2006).

RESEARCH REFERENCES

Am. Jur. 2d.

- 21 Am. Jur. 2d, Criminal Law, § 1.

ALR.

- Civil and criminal liability of soldiers, sailors, and militiamen, 143 A.L.R. 1530.

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