Kan. Stat. § 22-3301

Current through 2020 Kansas Acts, Chapter 21 and 2020SP1 Kansas Acts, Chapter 3
Section 22-3301 - Definitions
(1) For the purpose of this article, a person is "incompetent to stand trial" when he is charged with a crime and, because of mental illness or defect is unable:
(a) To understand the nature and purpose of the proceedings against him; or
(b) to make or assist in making his defense.
(2) Whenever the words "competent," "competency," "incompetent" and "incompetency" are used without qualification in this article, they shall refer to the defendant's competency or incompetency to stand trial, as defined in subsection (1) of this section.

K.S.A. 22-3301

L. 1970, ch. 129, § 22-3301; July 1.