2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 18 - CRIMES AND OFFENSES
Chapter 51 - Obstructing Governmental Operations
5126 - Flight to avoid apprehension, trial or punishment.
§ 5126. Flight to avoid apprehension, trial or punishment. (a) Offense defined.--A person who willfully conceals himself or moves or travels within or outside this Commonwealth with the intent to avoid apprehension, trial or punishment commits a felony of the third degree when the crime which he has been charged with or has been convicted of is a felony and commits a misdemeanor of the second degree when the crime which he has been charged with or has been convicted of is a misdemeanor. (b) Exception.--Subsection (a) shall not apply to a person set at liberty by court order who fails to appear at the time or place specified in the order. (May 31, 1990, P.L.219, No.47, eff. 60 days) 1990 Amendment. Act 47 added section 5126.
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