23A-2-1 (Rule 3) Complaint as statement of offense--Oath.
(Rule 3) Complaint as statement of offense--Oath.
A complaint is a written
statement of the essential facts constituting an offense charged. It must be signed under oath before
a person authorized to administer oaths in the State of South Dakota.
Source: SDC 1939 & Supp 1960, § 34.1501; SDCL, § 23-19-2; SL 1978, ch 178, § 3.