ORS 109.260¹
Applicability to criminal actions

ORS 109.250 (Short title) to 109.262 (Uniformity of interpretation) shall apply to criminal cases subject to the following limitations and provisions:

(1) An order for the tests shall be made only upon application of a party or on the court’s initiative.

(2) The compensation of the experts shall be paid by the county in which the proceedings are had under order of court.

(3) The court may direct a verdict of acquittal upon the conclusions of all the experts under the provisions of ORS 109.258 (Effect of test results), otherwise the case shall be submitted for determination upon all evidence. [1953 c.628 §5]

Chapter 109

Law Review Cita­tions

12 WLJ 569-589 (1976)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 109—Parent and Child Rights and Relationships, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­109.­html (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2007, Chapter 109, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­109ano.­htm (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information