2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 16 - Crimes and Offenses
CHAPTER 1 - FELONIES AND MISDEMEANORS; ACCESSORIES
SECTION 16-1-40. Accessory.


SC Code § 16-1-40 (2013) What's This?

A person who aids in the commission of a felony or is an accessory before the fact in the commission of a felony by counseling, hiring, or otherwise procuring the felony to be committed is guilty of a felony and, upon conviction, must be punished in the manner prescribed for the punishment of the principal felon.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 16-1; 1952 Code Section 16-1; 1942 Code Section 1936; 1932 Code Section 1936; Cr. C. '22 Section 919; Cr. C. '12 Section 919; Cr. C. '02 Section 634; G. S. 2610; R. S. 521; 1714 (2) 48; 1993 Act No. 184, Section 4.

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