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§ 5726. Action for removal from office or employment

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Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 18 Pa.C.S.A. Crimes and Offenses (Refs & Annos)
Part II. Definition of Specific Offenses (Refs & Annos)
Article F. Offenses Against Public Order and Decency
Chapter 57. Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter B. Wire, Electronic or Oral Communication (Refs & Annos)
18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5726
§ 5726. Action for removal from office or employment
(a) Cause of action.--Any aggrieved person shall have the right to bring an action in Commonwealth Court against any investigative or law enforcement officer, public official or public employee seeking the officer's, official's or employee's removal from office or employment on the grounds that the officer, official or employee has intentionally violated the provisions of this chapter. If the court shall conclude that such officer, official or employee has in fact intentionally violated the provisions of this chapter, the court shall order the dismissal or removal from office of said officer, official or employee.
(b) Defense.--It is a defense to an action brought pursuant to subsection (a) that the actor acted in good faith reliance on a court order or the provisions of this chapter.

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1978, Oct. 4, P.L. 831, No. 164, § 2, effective in 60 days. Amended 1981, July 10, P.L. 228, No. 73, § 2, effective in 60 days.
18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5726, PA ST 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5726
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 20. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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