Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 76A.djvu/512

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-416§ 73. Extent of right of self-defense The right of self-defense does not extend to the infliction of more harm than is necessary for the purpose of defense. Subchapter V—Sentence and Punishment Article A—General Provisions

§ 91. Persons subject to prosecution and punishment (a) A person is liable to punishment under the laws of the Canal Zone, or under the laws of the United States applicable to the Canal Zone, for an oflfense committed by him within the Canal Zone. (b) The following persons are liable to prosecution and punishment: (1) persons who commit, in whole or in part, a crime within the jurisdiction of the courts; (2) persons who commit an offense outside the Canal Zone which, if committed within the Canal Zone, would be larceny, robbery, or embezzlement under the laws of the Canal Zone, and bring the property stolen or embezzled, or any part of it, or are found with it, or any part of it, within the Canal Zone; and (3) persons who, being beyond the jurisdiction of the courts, cause or aid, advise or encourage another person to conmiit a crime within the Canal Zone and are afterwards found therein. § 92. Penalties where penalties not otherwise prescribed (a) Unless a different punishment is prescribed by law: (1) a felony is punishable by a fine of not more than $5,000, or by imprisonment in the penitentiary for not more than five years, or by both; and (2) a misdemeanor is punishable by a fine of not more than $100, or by imprisonment in jail for not more than 30 days, or by both. (b) When an act or omission is declared by this Code or other law to be a public offense, and a penalty for the offense is not prescribed by this Code or other law, the act or omission is punishable as a misdemeanor. § 93. Offense made punishable in different ways; double jeopardy An act or omission which is made punishable in different ways by different provisions of this title may be punished under either of the provisions but not under more than one; and an acquittal or conviction and sentence under either one bars a prosecution for the same act or omission under any other provision. § 94. Duty to determine and impose punishment The sections of this title or any other title of this Code, or of any other law relating or applicable to the Canal Zone, which declare certain crimes to o e punishable as therein provided, devolve a duty upon the court authorized to pass sentence to determine and impose the punishment prescribed. § 95. Punishment within limits prescribed When, in this title or any other title of this Code, or in any other law relating or applicable to the Canal Zone, the punishment for a crime is left undetermined between certain limits, the punishment to be inflicted in a particular case shall be determined by the court authorized to pass sentence within the limits so prescribed.