(a) An exception to an offense in this code is so labeled by the phrase: “It is an
exception to the application of . . . .”
(b) The prosecuting attorney must negate the existence of an exception in the accusation
charging commission of the offense and prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the defendant
or defendant's conduct does not fall within the exception.
(c) This section does not affect exceptions applicable to offenses enacted prior to
the effective date of this code.
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