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(1) Actions are of two kinds:
(a) civil; and
(2) A civil action is prosecuted by one party against another for the enforcement or protection of a right or the redress or prevention of a wrong. Titles 45 and 46 define and provide for the prosecution of a criminal action. When the violation of a right admits of both a civil and criminal remedy, the right to prosecute the one is not merged in the other.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Montana Title 27. Civil Liability, Remedies, and Limitations § 27-1-103. Civil and criminal actions - last updated April 27, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/mt/title-27-civil-liability-remedies-and-limitations/mt-code-ann-sect-27-1-103/
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