2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 17-8-54 (2010)
TITLE 17 - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 8 - TRIAL
ARTICLE 3 - CONDUCT OF PROCEEDINGS
§ 17-8-54 - Persons in courtroom when person under age of 16 testifies concerning sexual offense
17-8-54. Persons in courtroom when person under age of 16 testifies concerning sexual offense
In the trial of any criminal case, when any person under the age of 16 is testifying concerning any sex offense, the court shall clear the courtroom of all persons except parties to the cause and their immediate families or guardians, attorneys and their secretaries, officers of the court, jurors, newspaper reporters or broadcasters, and court reporters.
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