2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 17-17-15 (2010)
TITLE 17 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 17 - CRIME VICTIMS' BILL OF RIGHTS
§ 17-17-15 - Failure to provide notice not rendering responsible person liable or comprising basis for error; chapter not conferring standing; existing rights not affected; waiver of rights by victim
17-17-15. Failure to provide notice not rendering responsible person liable or comprising basis for error; chapter not conferring standing; existing rights not affected; waiver of rights by victim
(a) Failure to provide or to timely provide any of the information or notifications required by this chapter shall not subject the person responsible for such notification or that person's employer to any liability for damages.
(b) Failure to provide a victim with any of the rights required by law shall not give an accused a basis for error in either an appellate action or a post-conviction writ of habeas corpus.
(c) This chapter does not confer upon a victim any standing to participate as a party in a criminal proceeding or to contest the disposition of any charge.
(d) The enumeration of these rights shall not be construed to deny or diminish other notification rights granted by state law.
(e) The victim may waive any of the information or notification or other rights provided for by this chapter.
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