La. Stat. tit. 14 § 3

Current with changes from the 2020 Second Extraordinary Session through Act 60
Section 14:3 - Interpretation

The articles of this Code cannot be extended by analogy so as to create crimes not provided for herein; however, in order to promote justice and to effect the objects of the law, all of its provisions shall be given a genuine construction, according to the fair import of their words, taken in their usual sense, in connection with the context, and with reference to the purpose of the provision.

La. R.S. § 14:3