46.4706 Treason.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.4706]

(a) A person owing allegiance to the territory commits treason if he purposely levies war against the Territory, or adheres to its enemies by giving them aid and comfort.

(b) Persons may not be convicted of treason unless 1 or more overt acts are alleged in the indictment or information.

(c) In a trial on a charge of treason, evidence may not be given of any overt act that is not specifically alleged in the indictment or information.

(d) Persons may not be convicted of treason except upon the direct evidence of 2 or more witnesses to the same overt act, or upon his confession under oath in open court.

(e) Treason is a class A felony.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 576.070, 15 ASC 1061.