If a violation of the Controlled Substances Act is a violation of a federal law, the law of another state or the ordinance of a municipality, a conviction or acquittal under federal law, the law of another state or the ordinance of a municipality for the same act is a bar to prosecution.

Terms Used In New Mexico Statutes 30-31-27

  • Acquittal:
    1. Judgement that a criminal defendant has not been proved guilty beyond a reasonable doubt.
    2. A verdict of "not guilty."
     
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.