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The DC Code: § 23-324 Subornation of perjury.

Index23 Criminal Procedure. (Refs & Annos)

In every information or indictment for subornation of perjury, or for corrupt bargaining or contracting with others to commit perjury, it shall be sufficient to set forth the substance of the offense charged upon the defendant, without setting forth the bill, answer, information, indictment, declaration, or any part of any record or proceeding either in law or equity, and without setting forth the commission or authority of the court, or person or persons before whom the perjury was committed, or was agreed or promised to be committed, any law, usage, or custom to the contrary notwithstanding.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 23-324. 1973 Ed., § 23-324. Effect of Amendments D.C. Law 15-356, in the section heading, substituted "subornation" for 'subordination". Legislative History of Laws Law 15-356, the "Felony Sexual Assault Statute of Limitations Act of 2004", was introduced in Council and assigned Bill No. 15-785, which was referred to the Committee on Judiciary.  The Bill was adopted on first and second readings on October 5, 2004, and November 9, 2004, respectively.   Signed by the Mayor on November 30, 2004, it was assigned Act No. 15-634 and transmitted to both Houses of Congress for its review.  D.C. Law 15-356 became effective on May 2005. DC CODE § 23-324 Current through December 11, 2012


(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 612, Pub. L. 91-358, title II, § 210(a); May 10, 2005, D.C. Law 15-356, § 3(a)(1), 52 DCR 1178.)