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Code of Virginia
Title 19.2. Criminal Procedure
Chapter 16. Evidence and Witnesses

§ 19.2-269. Convicts as witnesses (Supreme Court Rule 2:609 derived from this section).

A person convicted of a felony or perjury shall not be incompetent to testify, but the fact of conviction may be shown in evidence to affect his credit.

Code 1950, § 19.1-265; 1960, c. 366; 1975, c. 495.

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