2014 Tennessee Code
Title 39 - Criminal Offenses
Chapter 13 - Offenses Against Person
Part 9 - Surveillance by Unmanned Aircraft
§ 39-13-905 - Use of unlawfully captured images as evidence -- Disclosure of images limited.

TN Code § 39-13-905 (2014) What's This?

(a) Except as otherwise provided by subsection (b), an image captured in violation of ยง 39-13-903, or an image captured by an unmanned aircraft that was incidental to the lawful capturing of an image:

(1) May not be used as evidence in any criminal or juvenile proceeding, civil action, or administrative proceeding;

(2) Is not subject to disclosure, inspection, or copying under title 10, chapter 7; and

(3) Is not subject to discovery, subpoena, or other means of legal compulsion for its release.

(b) An image described by subsection (a) may be disclosed and used as evidence to prove a violation of this part and is subject to discovery, subpoena, or other means of legal compulsion for that purpose.

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