2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 18 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 57 - Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance
5703 - Interception, disclosure or use of wire, electronic or oral communications.


                               SUBCHAPTER B
                  WIRE, ELECTRONIC OR ORAL COMMUNICATION

     Sec.
     5703.  Interception, disclosure or use of wire, electronic or
            oral communications.
     5704.  Exceptions to prohibition of interception and disclosure
            of communications.
     5705.  Possession, sale, distribution, manufacture or
            advertisement of electronic, mechanical or other devices.
     5706.  Exceptions to prohibitions in possession, sale,
            distribution, manufacture or advertisement of electronic,
            mechanical or other devices.
     5707.  Seizure and forfeiture of electronic, mechanical or other
            devices.
     5708.  Order authorizing interception of wire, electronic or oral
            communications.
     5709.  Application for order.
     5710.  Grounds for entry of order.
     5711.  Privileged communications.
     5712.  Issuance of order and effect.
     5713.  Emergency situations.
     5713.1. Emergency hostage and barricade situations.
     5714.  Recording of intercepted communications.
     5715.  Sealing of applications, orders and supporting papers.
     5716.  Service of inventory and inspection of intercepted
            communications.
     5717.  Investigative disclosure or use of contents of wire,
            electronic or oral communications or derivative evidence.
     5718.  Interception of communications relating to other
            offenses.
     5719.  Unlawful use or disclosure of existence of order
            concerning intercepted communication.
     5720.  Service of copy of order and application before
            disclosure of intercepted communication in trial,
            hearing or proceeding.
     5721.  Suppression of contents of intercepted communication or
            derivative evidence (Repealed).
     5721.1. Evidentiary disclosure of contents of intercepted
            communication or derivative evidence.
     5722.  Report by issuing or denying judge.
     5723.  Annual reports and records of Attorney General and
            district attorneys.
     5724.  Training.
     5725.  Civil action for unlawful interception, disclosure or
            use of wire, electronic or oral communication.
     5726.  Action for removal from office or employment.
     5727.  Expiration (Repealed).
     5728.  Injunction against illegal interception.

        Subchapter Heading.  The heading of Subchapter B was added
     October 21, 1988, P.L.1000, No.115, effective immediately.
        Cross References.  Subchapter B is referred to in section
     5702 of this title.
     § 5703.  Interception, disclosure or use of wire, electronic or
                oral communications.
        Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, a person is
     guilty of a felony of the third degree if he:
            (1)  intentionally intercepts, endeavors to intercept, or
        procures any other person to intercept or endeavor to
        intercept any wire, electronic or oral communication;
            (2)  intentionally discloses or endeavors to disclose to
        any other person the contents of any wire, electronic or oral
        communication, or evidence derived therefrom, knowing or
        having reason to know that the information was obtained
        through the interception of a wire, electronic or oral
        communication; or
            (3)  intentionally uses or endeavors to use the contents
        of any wire, electronic or oral communication, or evidence
        derived therefrom, knowing or having reason to know, that the
        information was obtained through the interception of a wire,
        electronic or oral communication.
     (Oct. 21, 1988, P.L.1000, No.115, eff. imd.)

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