La. Code Crim. Proc. art. 813

Current with effective legislation from the 2021 Legislative Session
Section 813 - Improper verdict; procedure

If the court finds that the verdict is incorrect in form or is not responsive to the indictment, it shall refuse to receive it, and shall remand the jury with the necessary oral instructions. In such a case the court shall read the verdict, and record the reasons for refusal.

La. Cr.P. § 813