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Rule 12.4. Who May Be Present During Grand Jury Sessions

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal ProcedureEffective: January 1, 2022

Arizona Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
IV. Pretrial Procedures
Rule 12. The Grand Jury (Refs & Annos)
Section One. Rules for Grand Juries
Effective: January 1, 2022
16A A.R.S. Rules Crim.Proc., Rule 12.4
Formerly cited as AZ ST RCRP Rule 12.5
Rule 12.4. Who May Be Present During Grand Jury Sessions
(a) General. Only the following individuals may be present during grand jury sessions:
(1) the witness under examination;
(2) counsel for a witness if the witness is a person under investigation by the grand jury;
(3) a law enforcement officer or detention officer accompanying an in-custody witness;
(4) prosecutors authorized to present evidence to the grand jury;
(5) a certified reporter; and
(6) an interpreter, if any.
(b) Deliberations. Only grand jurors may be present during their deliberation and voting.


Added Aug. 31, 2017, effective Jan. 1, 2018. Amended on an emergency basis, effective Sept. 30, 2021, adopted on a permanent basis effective Jan. 1, 2022.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 12.4, AZ ST RCRP Rule 12.4
State Court Rules are current with amendments received and effective through 9/1/22. The Code of Judicial Administration is current with amendments received through 9/1/22.
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