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Texas Penal Code - PENAL § 7.03. Defenses Excluded

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In a prosecution in which an actor's criminal responsibility is based on the conduct of another, the actor may be convicted on proof of commission of the offense and that he was a party to its commission, and it is no defense:

(1) that the actor belongs to a class of persons that by definition of the offense is legally incapable of committing the offense in an individual capacity;  or

(2) that the person for whose conduct the actor is criminally responsible has been acquitted, has not been prosecuted or convicted, has been convicted of a different offense or of a different type or class of offense, or is immune from prosecution.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Penal Code - PENAL § 7.03. Defenses Excluded - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/penal-code/penal-sect-7-03/


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