2011 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 15 — Criminal procedure
RS 15:500 — Admissibility


LA Rev Stat § 15:500 What's This?

§500. Admissibility

In all criminal cases and in all cases in juvenile or family courts which are of a criminal nature, and in civil forfeiture proceedings arising from criminal activity, the courts of this state shall receive as evidence any certificate made in accordance with R.S. 15:499 subject to the conditions contained in this Section and R.S. 15:501. The certificate shall be received in evidence as prima facie proof of the facts shown thereon, and as prima facie proof of proper custody of the physical evidence listed thereon from time of delivery of said evidence to the facility until its removal therefrom.

Added by Acts 1976, No. 439, §1. Amended by Acts 1981, No. 142, §1; Acts 1986, No. 675, §1.


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