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  • PART IV CRIMES, PUNISHMENTS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CRIMINAL CASES
  • TITLE I CRIMES AND PUNISHMENTS
  • CHAPTER 263 RIGHTS OF PERSONS ACCUSED OF CRIME

Section 1 - Nature of crime; right to be informed; penalty

Section 1A - Fingerprinting and photographing

Section 2 - Arrest on false pretence; penalty

Section 3 - False imprisonment; actions against officers

Section 4 - Prosecution of crimes; manner

Section 4A - Waiver of indictment; procedure

Section 5 - Counsel; right of accused

Section 5A - Driving while intoxicated; right to medical examination; notice

Section 6 - Conviction; manner; waiver of jury trial

Section 7 - Acquittal; effect on subsequent charges

Section 8 - Acquittal on defective pleadings; subsequent indictment

Section 8A - Acquittal on merits in district court or housing courts of city of Boston and county of Worcester; effect

Section 9 - Punishment; conditions precedent