Montana Code Annotated 2013

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     46-20-103. Scope of appeal by state. (1) Except as otherwise specifically authorized, the state may not appeal in a criminal case.
     (2) The state may appeal from any court order or judgment the substantive effect of which results in:
     (a) dismissing a case;
     (b) modifying or changing the verdict as provided in 46-16-702(3)(c);
     (c) granting a new trial;
     (d) quashing an arrest or search warrant;
     (e) suppressing evidence;
     (f) suppressing a confession or admission;
     (g) granting or denying change of venue; or
     (h) imposing a sentence that is contrary to law.

     History: En. 95-2403 by Sec. 1, Ch. 196, L. 1967; amd. Sec. 41, Ch. 184, L. 1977; R.C.M. 1947, 95-2403; amd. Sec. 1, Ch. 478, L. 1989.

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