ORS 135.465¹
Defect in accusatory instrument as affecting acquittal on merits

When the defendant is acquitted on the merits, the defendant is considered acquitted of the offense charged in the accusatory instrument, notwithstanding a defect in form or substance in the accusatory instrument on which the defendant is acquitted. [Formerly 135.880]

See annota­tions under ORS 135.880 in permanent edi­tion.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 135—Arraignment and Pretrial Provisions, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors135.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 135, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano135.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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