2010 Mississippi Code
Chapter 9 - Offenses Affecting Administration of Justice.
97-9-61 - Perjury; penalty.

§ 97-9-61. Perjury; penalty.

Persons convicted of perjury shall be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary as follows: For perjury committed on the trial of any indictment for a capital offense or for any other felony, for a term not less than ten years; for perjury committed on any other judicial trial or inquiry, or in any other case, for a term not exceeding ten years. 

Sources: Codes, Hutchinson's 1848, ch. 64, art. 12, Title 5(2); 1857, ch. 64, art. 205; 1871, § 2661; 1880, § 2922; 1892, § 1244; 1906, § 1319; Hemingway's 1917, § 1052; 1930, § 1083; 1942, § 2316.

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