2010 Pennsylvania Code
Chapter 59 - Depositions and Witnesses
5972 - Definitions.

     § 5972.  Definitions.
        The following words and phrases when used in this subchapter
     shall have, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the
     meanings given to them in this section:
        "Penal institution."  Includes a jail, prison, penitentiary,
     house of correction, correctional institution or other place of
     penal detention.
        "Witness."  A person who is confined in a penal institution
     in any state and whose testimony is desired in another state in
     any criminal proceeding or investigation by a grand jury or in
     any criminal proceeding before a court.

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