N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law Section 200.30

  • duplicitous counts prohibited


Each count of an indictment may charge one offense only.


For purpose of this section, a statutory provision which defines the offense named in the title thereof by providing, in different subdivisions or paragraphs, different ways in which such named offense may be committed, defines a separate offense in each such subdivision or paragraph, and a count of an indictment charging such named offense which, without specifying or clearly indicating the particular subdivision or paragraph of the statutory provision, alleges facts which would support a conviction under more than one such subdivision or paragraph, charges more than one offense.

Source: Section 200.30 — Indictment; duplicitous counts prohibited, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CPL/200.­30 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Dec. 2, 2023).

Dec. 2, 2023

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Sep. 22, 2014

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