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Code of Virginia
Title 53.1. Prisons and Other Methods of Correction
Chapter 7. Crimes and Criminal Proceedings Involving Prisoners

§ 53.1-205. Jurisdiction for trial of prisoners; nature of proceedings.

Subject to the provisions of §§ 53.1-203 and 53.1-204, the jurisdiction, proceedings, trial and judgment in a criminal proceeding against a person confined in a state correctional facility shall be as is provided for in other cases of criminal prosecution.

Code 1950, §§ 53-295, 53-300; 1966, c. 430; 1970, c. 593; 1973, c. 59; 1982, c. 636.

The chapters of the acts of assembly referenced in the historical citation at the end of this section may not constitute a comprehensive list of such chapters and may exclude chapters whose provisions have expired.