Kentucky Constitution
Section 168

Ordinance not to fix less penalty than statute for same offense -- Prosecution under one a bar.


No municipal ordinance shall fix a penalty for a violation thereof at less than that imposed by statute for the same offense. A conviction or acquittal under either shall constitute a bar to another prosecution for the same offense.

Text as Ratified on: August 3, 1891, and revised September 28, 1891.
History: Not yet amended.

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