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§ 2330.7. Criminal enforcement

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 73 P.S. Trade and CommerceEffective: December 27, 2010

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 73 P.S. Trade and Commerce (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 43A. Consumer Protection Against Computer Spyware Act
Effective: December 27, 2010
73 P.S. § 2330.7
§ 2330.7. Criminal enforcement
(a) District attorneys.--The district attorneys of the several counties shall have authority to investigate and to institute criminal proceedings for any violations of this act.
(b) Attorney General.--In addition to the authority conferred upon the Attorney General under the act of October 15, 1980 (P.L. 950, No. 164),1 known as the Commonwealth Attorneys Act, the Attorney General shall have the authority to investigate and institute criminal proceedings for any violation of this act. A person charged with a violation of this act by the Attorney General shall not have standing to challenge the authority of the Attorney General to investigate or prosecute the case and, if any such challenge is made, the challenge shall be dismissed, and no relief shall be available in the courts of this Commonwealth to the person making the challenge.
(c) Proceedings against persons outside Commonwealth.--In addition to powers conferred upon district attorneys and the Attorney General in subsections (a) and (b), district attorneys and the Attorney General shall have the authority to investigate and initiate criminal proceedings against persons for violations of this act in accordance with 18 Pa.C.S. § 102 (relating to territorial applicability).

Credits

2010, Oct. 27, P.L. 855, No. 86, § 7, effective in 60 days [Dec. 27, 2010].

Footnotes

71 P.S. § 732-101 et seq.
73 P.S. § 2330.7, PA ST 73 P.S. § 2330.7
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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