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      CHC 1530     


Art. 1530.  Trial of misdemeanors

A.  A defendant charged with a misdemeanor in which the punishment, as set forth in the statute defining the offense, may be a fine in excess of one thousand dollars or imprisonment for more than six months, shall be tried by a jury of six jurors, all of whom must concur to render a verdict.

B.  The defendant charged with any other misdemeanor shall be tried by the court without a jury.

Acts 1991, No. 235, §15, eff. Jan. 1, 1992.

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