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§ 11.102. Legislative intent

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 18 P.S. Crimes and Offenses

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 18 P.S. Crimes and Offenses
Chapter 2. Crime Victims Act (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 1. Preliminary Provisions (Refs & Annos)
18 P.S. § 11.102
§ 11.102. Legislative intent
The General Assembly finds and declares as follows:
(1) In recognition of the civic and moral duty of victims of crime to fully and voluntarily cooperate with law enforcement and prosecutorial agencies and in further recognition of the continuing importance of victim cooperation to State and local law enforcement efforts and the general effectiveness and well-being of the criminal justice system of this Commonwealth, all victims of crime are to be treated with dignity, respect, courtesy and sensitivity.
(2) The rights extended to victims of crime in Chapter 2 are to be honored and protected by law enforcement agencies, prosecutors and judges in a manner no less vigorous than the protections afforded criminal defendants.


1998, Nov. 24, P.L. 882, No. 111, § 102, imd. effective.
18 P.S. § 11.102, PA ST 18 P.S. § 11.102
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 166. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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