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Criminal Procedure And Corrections
Chapter 910
Jurisdiction And Venue
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Section 910.11, Florida Statutes 2001

910.11  Conviction or acquittal bar to prosecution.--

(1)  No person shall be held to answer on a second indictment, information, or affidavit for an offense for which the person has been acquitted. The acquittal shall be a bar to a subsequent prosecution for the same offense, notwithstanding any defect in the form or circumstances of the indictment, information, or affidavit.

(2)  When a person may be tried for an offense in two or more counties, a conviction or acquittal in one county shall be a bar to prosecution for the same offense in another county.

History.--s. 170, ch. 19554, 1939; CGL 1940 Supp. 8663(177); s. 81, ch. 70-339; s. 1517, ch. 97-102.

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