46.1306 Presumptions-Evidence.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.1306]

(a) All persons are presumed sane or mentally competent.

(b) In the sound discretion of the court, any evidence may be received relative to the defendant’s mental competence or sanity at any proceeding to determine that competence or sanity. Within this framework, traditional rules of evidence affect the weight, but not the admissibility, of evidence.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.