2012 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 25 - CRIMINAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Section 16-25-80 - Effect on enforcement of contempt orders and police arrest powers; construction with assault and battery and other criminal offenses.


SC Code § 16-25-80 (2012) What's This?

Nothing in this article affects or limits the powers of any court to enforce its own orders by civil or criminal contempt or the powers of the police to make other lawful arrests.

Nothing in this article may be construed to repeal, replace, or preclude application of any other provisions of law pertaining to assault, assault and battery, assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, or other criminal offenses.

HISTORY: 1984 Act No. 484, Section 1; 1994 Act No. 519, Section 1; 2003 Act No. 92, Section 3, eff January 1, 2004.

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