Any drug court in this state may transfer to or accept transfer from any other drug court in this state, as well as any drug court in any other state which is a part of the Interstate Compact for Adult Offender Supervision, any drug offender for admission into the respective drug court program based upon the residence of the drug offender. All terms and conditions of the transfer and supervision shall be clearly stated, in writing, and shall not be valid unless agreed to, in writing, by all of the following:

Terms Used In Alabama Code 12-23A-8

  • Defense attorney: Represent defendants in criminal matters.
  • drug: Includes all of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-2-182

  • DRUG COURT: A judicial intervention program for drug offenders in the criminal division of the circuit or district court that incorporates the ten key components as enumerated in subsection (f) of Section 12-23A-4 and may include any of the following:

    a. See Alabama Code 45-2-182

  • DRUG OFFENDER: A person charged with or convicted of a drug-related offense or an offense in which substance abuse is determined from the evidence to have been a significant factor in the commission of the offense and who has applied for or been accepted to participate in a drug court program for drug offenders in the criminal division of the circuit or district court. See Alabama Code 45-2-182
  • following: means next after. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • writing: includes typewriting and printing on paper. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608

(1) The drug offender.

(2) The defense attorney.

(3) The judge and prosecutor of the transferring drug court.

(4) The judge and prosecutor of the receiving drug court.

(Act 2010-754, p. 1909, §8.)