Sections
Part 1 General Provisions Forensic Science § 44-3-101 – § 44-3-106
Part 2 Medical Examiners § 44-3-201 – § 44-3-214
Part 3 Laboratory of Criminalistics § 44-3-301 – § 44-3-303
Part 4 Provisions Relating to Corpses § 44-3-401 – § 44-3-404

Terms Used In Montana Code > Title 44 > Chapter 3 - Montana Forensic Science System Act

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories. See Montana Code 1-1-201
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Writing: includes printing. See Montana Code 1-1-203