2012 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 1 - FELONIES AND MISDEMEANORS; ACCESSORIES
Section 16-1-50 - Indictment and conviction of accessories.


SC Code § 16-1-50 (2012) What's This?

A person who counsels, hires, or otherwise procures a felony to be committed may be indicted and convicted:

(1) as an accessory before the fact either with the principal felon or after his conviction; or

(2) of a substantive felony, whether the principal felon has or has not been convicted or is or is not amenable to justice, and may be punished as if convicted of being an accessory before the fact.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-2; 1952 Code Section 16-2; 1942 Code Section 1937; 1932 Code Section 1937; Cr. C. '22 Section 920; Cr. C. '12 Section 920; Cr. C. '02 Section 635; G. S. 2611; R. S. 522; 1712 (2) 484; 1993 Act No. 184, Section 5.

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