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The DC Code: § 23-1501 Definitions.

Index23 Criminal Procedure. (Refs & Annos)

As used in this chapter --

1
The term "witness" includes a person whose testimony is desired in any proceeding or investigation by a grand jury or in a criminal action, prosecution, or proceeding.
2
The term "State" includes the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, and any other territory or possession of the United States.
3
The term "summons" includes a subpoena, order, or other notice requiring the appearance of a witness.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 23-1501. 1973 Ed., § 23-1501. Uniform Law This section is based upon § 1 of the Uniform Act to Secure the Attendance of Witnesses from Without a State in Criminal Proceedings. See 11 Uniform Laws Annotated, Master Edition, or ULA Database on WESTLAW. DC CODE § 23-1501 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 650, Pub. L. 91-358, title II, § 210(a).)