2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 42 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
Chapter 59 - Depositions and Witnesses
5902 - Effect of religious beliefs.

     § 5902.  Effect of religious beliefs.
        (a)  Religious opinions not to disqualify.--The capacity of
     any person to testify in any judicial proceeding shall not be
     affected by his opinions on matters of religion.
        (b)  Religious belief may not be shown.--No witness shall be
     questioned, in any judicial proceeding, concerning his religious
     belief; nor shall any evidence be heard upon the subject, for
     the purpose of affecting either his competency or credibility.
        (c)  Definitions.--As used in this section the following
     words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this
     subsection:
        "Judicial proceedings."  Includes all matters of whatever
     nature, relating to practice in or authorized by any tribunal
     whether of record or not of record, within this Commonwealth.
        "Witness."  Includes every person who shall make statements,
     either oral or written, in any judicial proceeding.

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