2010 Pennsylvania Code
Chapter 51 - Obstructing Governmental Operations
5125 - Absconding witness.

     § 5125.  Absconding witness.
        A person commits a misdemeanor of the third degree if, having
     been required by virtue of any legal process or otherwise to
     attend and testify in any prosecution for a crime before any
     court, judge, justice, or other judicial tribunal, or having
     been recognized or held to bail to attend as a witness on behalf
     of the Commonwealth or defendant, before any court having
     jurisdiction, to testify in any prosecution, he unlawfully and
     willfully conceals himself or absconds from this Commonwealth,
     or from the jurisdiction of such court, with intent to defeat
     the end of public justice, and refuses to appear as required by
     such legal process or otherwise.

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