There is a newer version of this Section
2017 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 11 - General Provisions
Part 4 - Criminal Responsibility
§ 39-11-406. Affirmative defense to criminal responsibility of a corporation.
Universal Citation: TN Code § 39-11-406 (2017)
- (a) It is an affirmative defense to prosecution of a corporation under § 39-11-404(a)(1) or (3) or § 39-11-405, which must be proven by a preponderance of the evidence, that the high managerial agent having supervisory responsibility over the subject matter of the offense employed due diligence to prevent its commission.
- (b) Subsection (a) does not apply if it is plainly inconsistent with the legislative purpose expressed in the law defining the particular offense.
Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Tennessee may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.