2010 Pennsylvania Code
Title 42 - JUDICIARY AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURE
Chapter 59 - Depositions and Witnesses
5912 - Effect of prior convictions.
§ 5912. Effect of prior convictions. No person shall be deemed incompetent or otherwise disqualified as a witness in any criminal proceeding by reason of the person's having been convicted of perjury or subornation of or solicitation to commit perjury, but such conviction may be shown for the purpose of affecting the person's credibility. (Apr. 22, 1993, P.L.2, No.2, eff. imd.) 1993 Amendment. Section 2 of Act 2 provided that the amendment of section 5912 shall apply to all criminal cases pending on the effective date of Act 2.
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