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SECTION 200.30
Indictment; duplicitous counts prohibited
Criminal Procedure (CPL) CHAPTER 11-A, PART 2, TITLE I, ARTICLE 200
§ 200.30 Indictment; duplicitous counts prohibited.

1. Each count of an indictment may charge one offense only.

2. For purpose of this section, a statutory provision which defines
the offense named in the title thereof by providing, in different
subdivisions or paragraphs, different ways in which such named offense
may be committed, defines a separate offense in each such subdivision or
paragraph, and a count of an indictment charging such named offense
which, without specifying or clearly indicating the particular
subdivision or paragraph of the statutory provision, alleges facts which
would support a conviction under more than one such subdivision or
paragraph, charges more than one offense.