2010 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 11 - General Provisions
Part 1 - Construction
39-11-104 - Construction of criminal code.

39-11-104. Construction of criminal code.

The provisions of this title shall be construed according to the fair import of their terms, including reference to judicial decisions and common law interpretations, to promote justice, and effect the objectives of the criminal code.

[Acts 1989, ch. 591, § 1.]  

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