2021 Georgia Code
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 11 - Offenses Against Public Order and Safety
Article 4 - Dangerous Instrumentalities and Practices
Part 2 - Possession of Dangerous Weapons
§ 16-11-125. Burden of Proof as to Exemptions
In any complaint, accusation, or indictment and in any action or proceeding brought for the enforcement of this part it shall not be necessary to negative any exception, excuse, proviso, or exemption contained in this part, and the burden of proof of any such exception, excuse, proviso, or exemption shall be upon the defendant.
(Ga. L. 1968, p. 983, § 6.)
- Instruction applying rule of reasonable doubt specifically to particular matter or defense as curing instruction placing burden of proof upon defendant in that regard, 120 A.L.R. 591.
Burden of averment and proof as to exception in criminal statute on which the prosecution is based, 153 A.L.R. 1218.