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      CCRP 718     


Art. 718.  Documents and tangible objects

Subject to the limitation of Article 723 of this Code, and except as otherwise prohibited by law, upon written motion of the defendant, the court shall order the district attorney to permit or authorize the defendant to inspect and copy, photograph or otherwise reproduce law enforcement reports created and known to the prosecutor made in connection with the particular case, and to permit or authorize the defendant or an expert working with the defendant, to inspect, copy, examine, test scientifically, photograph, or otherwise reproduce books, papers, documents, photographs, tangible objects, buildings, places, or copies or portions thereof that are within the possession, custody, or control of the state, and that are intended for use by the state as evidence in its case in chief at trial, or were obtained from or belong to the defendant.

Added by Acts 1977, No. 515, §1; Acts 2012, No. 842, §1; Acts 2013, No. 250, §1.

NOTE:  See Acts 2013, No. 250, §2, relative to applicability.

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