2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 30: Criminal Offenses
Article 31: Controlled Substances, 30-31-1 through 30-31-41
Section 30-31-37: Burden of proof.
30-31-37. Burden of proof.
It is not necessary for the state to negate any exemption or exception in the Controlled Substances Act [30-31-1 NMSA 1978] in any complaint, information, indictment or other pleading or in any trial, hearing or other proceeding under the Controlled Substances Act. The burden of proof of any exemption or exception is upon the person claiming it.
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