2006 Code of Virginia § 18.2-21 - When and where accessories tried; how indicted

18.2-21. When and where accessories tried; how indicted.

An accessory, either before or after the fact, may, whether the principalfelon be convicted or not, or be amenable to justice or not, be indicted,tried, convicted and punished in the county or corporation in which he becameaccessory, or in which the principal felon might be indicted. Any suchaccessory before the fact may be indicted either with such principal orseparately.

(Code 1950, 18.1-13; 1960, c. 358; 1975, cc. 14, 15.)

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