SETTING ASIDE CONVICTIONS (EXCERPT)
Act 213 of 1965
780.622 Entry of order; effect.
(1) Upon the entry of an order under section 1, the applicant, for purposes of the law, shall be considered not to have been previously convicted, except as provided in this section and section 3.
(2) The applicant is not entitled to the remission of any fine, costs, or other money paid as a consequence of a conviction that is set aside.
(3) If the conviction set aside under section 1(1) is for a listed offense as defined in section 2 of the sex offenders registration act, 1994 PA 295, MCL 28.722, the applicant is considered to have been convicted of that offense for purposes of that act.
(4) This act does not affect the right of the applicant to rely upon the conviction to bar subsequent proceedings for the same offense.
(5) This act does not affect the right of a victim of a crime to prosecute or defend a civil action for damages.
(6) This act does not create a right to commence an action for damages for incarceration under the sentence that the applicant served before the conviction is set aside under this act.
History: 1965, Act 213, Imd. Eff. July 16, 1965
Am. 1982, Act 495, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983
Am. 1993, Act 342, Eff. May 1, 1994
Am. 1994, Act 294, Eff. Oct. 1, 1995
Am. 2014, Act 335, Eff. Jan. 14, 2015
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