13.1036 Burden of proof.

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(a) It is not necessary for the territory to negate any exemption or exception in this chapter in any complaint, information, or other pleading, or in any trial, hearing, or other proceeding under this chapter. The burden of any exemption or exception is upon the person claiming it.

(b) In the absence of proof that a person is duly authorized to deliver, dispense, produce, manufacture or possess a controlled substance under this chapter, he is presumed not to be authorized. The burden of proof is upon him to rebut the presumption.

History: 1974, PL 13-56 § 3.