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Rule 12.3. Grand Jury Foreperson

Arizona Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal Procedure

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
16A A.R.S. Rules Crim.Proc., Rule 12.3
Formerly cited as AZ ST RCRP Rule 12.4
Rule 12.3. Grand Jury Foreperson
(a) Appointment and Powers. The court must appoint a foreperson and an acting foreperson to serve in the foreperson's absence. The foreperson will preside over the grand jury's proceedings and act as the court's representative in maintaining order, administering oaths, excluding unauthorized persons and persons acting in an unauthorized manner, appointing officers within the grand jury as necessary for its orderly functioning, and performing other duties as may be imposed on the foreperson by law or by court order.
(b) Request for Contempt Proceeding. The foreperson may request the court to initiate a contempt proceeding against a person whose conduct violates these rules or disrupts grand jury proceedings.


Added Aug. 31, 2017, effective Jan. 1, 2018.
16A A. R. S. Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 12.3, AZ ST RCRP Rule 12.3
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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