2010 US Code
Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART V - IMMUNITY OF WITNESSES
CHAPTER 601 - IMMUNITY OF WITNESSES
Sec. 6002 - Immunity generally

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Publication TitleUnited States Code, 2006 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CategoryBills and Statutes
CollectionUnited States Code
SuDoc Class NumberY 1.2/5:
Contained WithinTitle 18 - CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
PART V - IMMUNITY OF WITNESSES
CHAPTER 601 - IMMUNITY OF WITNESSES
Sec. 6002 - Immunity generally
Containssection 6002
Date2010
Laws in Effect as of DateJanuary 7, 2011
Positive LawYes
Dispositionstandard
Source CreditAdded Pub. L. 91-452, title II, §201(a), Oct. 15, 1970, 84 Stat. 927; amended Pub. L. 103-322, title XXXIII, §330013(4), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2146.
Statutes at Large References84 Stat. 927
108 Stat. 2146
Public Law ReferencesPublic Law 91-452, Public Law 103-322


§6002. Immunity generally

Whenever a witness refuses, on the basis of his privilege against self-incrimination, to testify or provide other information in a proceeding before or ancillary to—

(1) a court or grand jury of the United States,

(2) an agency of the United States, or

(3) either House of Congress, a joint committee of the two Houses, or a committee or a subcommittee of either House,


and the person presiding over the proceeding communicates to the witness an order issued under this title, the witness may not refuse to comply with the order on the basis of his privilege against self-incrimination; but no testimony or other information compelled under the order (or any information directly or indirectly derived from such testimony or other information) may be used against the witness in any criminal case, except a prosecution for perjury, giving a false statement, or otherwise failing to comply with the order.

(Added Pub. L. 91–452, title II, §201(a), Oct. 15, 1970, 84 Stat. 927; amended Pub. L. 103–322, title XXXIII, §330013(4), Sept. 13, 1994, 108 Stat. 2146.)

Amendments

1994—Pub. L. 103–322 substituted “under this title” for “under this part” in concluding provisions.


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