2016 Georgia Code
Title 24 - Evidence
Chapter 13 - Securing Attendance of Witnesses and Production and Preservation of Evidence
Article 4 - Uniform Act to Secure the Attendance of Witnesses From Without the State
§ 24-13-91. Definitions

GA Code § 24-13-91 (2016) What's This?

As used in this article, the term:

(1) "Penal institution" means a jail, prison, penitentiary, house of correction, or other place of penal detention.

(2) "State" means any state or territory of the United States and the District of Columbia.

(3) "Summons" means a subpoena, order, or other notice requiring the appearance of a witness.

(4) "Witness" means a person whose testimony is desired in any proceeding or investigation by a grand jury or in a criminal prosecution or proceeding held by the prosecution or the defense, including a person who is confined in a penal institution in any state.

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