Cal. Pen. Code § 971

Current through the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 971 - Distinction between accessory before fact and principal and betwen principals in first and second degree abrogated

The distinction between an accessory before the fact and a principal, and between principals in the first and second degree is abrogated; and all persons concerned in the commission of a crime, who by the operation of other provisions of this code are principals therein, shall hereafter be prosecuted, tried and punished as principals and no other facts need be alleged in any accusatory pleading against any such person than are required in an accusatory pleading against a principal.

Ca. Pen. Code § 971

Amended by Stats. 1951, Ch. 1674.