2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 23 - DOMESTIC RELATIONS
Chapter 67 - Domestic and Sexual Violence Victim Address Confidentiality
6705 - Application and certification process.

     § 6705.  Application and certification process.
        (a)  General rule.--A person must file an application with
     the Office of Victim Advocate on a form prescribed by the Office
     of Victim Advocate. The Office of Victim Advocate shall certify
     eligible applicants as program participants in accordance with
     the procedures outlined in subsection (b). Certification shall
     be valid for a period of three years following the date of
     certification unless the certification is withdrawn or canceled
     before the expiration of that period.
        (b)  Requirements for certification.--The Office of Victim
     Advocate shall certify an applicant as a program participant if:
            (1)  The applicant meets the eligibility requirements
        under section 6704 (relating to persons eligible to apply).
            (2)  The applicant designates the Office of Victim
        Advocate as an agent for the purpose of receiving service of
        process.
            (3)  The application contains the applicant's actual
        address and telephone number where the applicant can be
        contacted.
            (4)  The application contains a list of all pending civil
        and criminal proceedings in which the applicant is a victim,
        witness, plaintiff or defendant and, if applicable, the
        applicant's involvement with State and county probation and
        parole.
            (5)  The application contains a statement signed by the
        applicant affirming that the information provided by the
        applicant is true to the best of the applicant's information,
        knowledge and belief.
            (6)  The application contains a statement signed by the
        applicant acknowledging that the applicant has a continuing
        duty to notify the Office of Victim Advocate of any change in
        the information provided to the Office of Victim Advocate in
        accordance with this chapter. The duty shall remain in effect
        for the duration of participation in the program.
            (7)  The application contains the date, the applicant's
        signature and the signature of any person who assisted in the
        preparation of the application.

        Cross References.  Section 6705 is referred to in section
     6711 of this title.

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