2020 Code of Alabama
Title 15 - Criminal Procedure.
Chapter 25 - Child Victims and Witnesses in Prosecutions for Sexual Offenses and Exploitation Involving Children.
Article 2 - The Child Sexual Abuse Victim Protection Act of 1989.
Section 15-25-31 - Out-of-Court Statement - When Admissible.
Out-of-court statement - When admissible.
An out-of-court statement made by a child under 12 years of age at the time the statement is made concerning an act that is a material element of any crime involving child physical offense, sexual offense, and exploitation, as defined in Section 15-25-39, which statement is not otherwise admissible in evidence, is admissible in evidence in criminal proceedings, if the requirements of Section 15-25-32 are met.
(Acts 1989, No. 89-876, p. 1754, §2; Acts 1994, No. 94-704, p. 1359, §1; Act 2016-354, §2.)