Section 6-5-180

Import of accusations of false swearing or commission of crime.

Every accusation of false swearing presumptively imports a charge of perjury, and every accusation importing the commission of a crime punishable by indictment must be held presumptively to mean what the language used ordinarily imports.

(Code 1852, §2224; Code 1867, §2626; Code 1876, §2975; Code 1886, §2726; Code 1896, §1439; Code 1907, §3747; Code 1923, §7358; Code 1940, T. 7, §911.)