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RCr 5.12 Compelling testimony

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Criminal Procedure

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Criminal Procedure (Refs & Annos)
V Grand Jury (Refs & Annos)
Kentucky Rules of Criminal Procedure (RCr) Rule 5.12
RCr 5.12 Compelling testimony
When a witness before the grand jury refuses to testify or to answer a question put to him or her, the foreperson shall state the refusal to the court in the presence of the witness. After hearing the witness, if the court decides that the witness is bound to testify or answer and the witness persists in his or her refusal, the court shall proceed against the witness as in cases of similar refusal in open court.


HISTORY: Amended by Order 98-3, eff. 3-1-99; adopted eff. 1-1-63
Rules Crim. Proc., Rule 5.12, KY ST RCRP Rule 5.12
Current with amendments received through March 1, 2024. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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