This code is called and may be cited as the Kansas code of criminal
History: L. 1970, ch. 129, § 22-2101; July 1.
The provisions of this code shall govern proceedings in all criminal
cases in the courts of the state of Kansas, but shall have application to
proceedings in police and municipal courts only when specifically provided
History: L. 1970, ch. 129, § 22-2102; L. 1971, ch. 114, § 1; July 1.
22-2103: Purpose and construction.
This code is intended to provide for the just determination of every
criminal proceeding. Its provisions shall be construed to secure simplicity
in procedure, fairness in administration and the elimination of
unjustifiable expense and delay.
History: L. 1970, ch. 129, § 22-2103; July 1.
22-2104: Prosecutions in the name of state.
All prosecutions for violations of the criminal laws of this state shall
be in the name of the state of Kansas.