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14A.20.010 General Purposes of Title.

The general purposes of the provisions set forth in Title 14 are to prevent and prohibit conduct that unjustifiably inflicts or threatens harm to individual or public interests, to safeguard conduct that is without culpability from condemnation as criminal, and to provide fair warning of the nature of the conduct declared to constitute an offense.