2012 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 3 - OFFENSES AGAINST THE PERSON
Section 16-3-70 - Administering or attempting to administer poison.


SC Code § 16-3-70 (2012) What's This?

(A) It is unlawful for a person to:

(1) maliciously administer to, attempt to administer to, aid or assist in administering to, or cause to be taken by, another person a poison or other destructive thing, with intent to kill that person; or

(2) counsel, aid, or abet a person under item (1) of this subsection.

(B) A person who violates the provisions of this section is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, must be imprisoned not more than twenty years.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-56; 1952 Code Section 16-56; 1942 Code Section 1108; 1932 Code Section 1108; Cr. C. '22 Section 11; Cr. C. '12 Section 149; Cr. C. '02 Section 121; G. S. 2466; R. S. 121; 1859 (12) 832; 1898 (22) 812; 1993 Act No. 184, Section 161.

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