46.4601 Definitions.

Cite as [A.S.C.A. § 46.4601]

The following definitions apply to chapters 46 and 47 of this part:

(a) "Affidavit" means any written statement which is authorized or required by law to be made under oath, and which is sworn to before a person authorized to administer oaths.

(b) "Government" means any branch or agency of the government of this territory or of any political subdivision of it.

(c) "Judicial proceeding" means any official proceeding in court, or any proceeding authorized by or held under the supervision of a court.

(d) "Juror" means a grand or petit juror, including a person who has been drawn or summoned to attend as a prospective juror.

(e) "Jury" means any panel which has been drawn or summoned to attend as prospective jurors.

(f) "Official proceeding" means any cause, matter, or proceeding where the laws of this territory require that evidence considered in it is under oath or affirmation.

(g) "Public record" means any document which a public servant is required or permitted by law to keep.

(h) "Testimony" means any oral statement under oath or affirmation.

History: 1979, PL 16-43 § 2.

Research Guide: MCC 575.010.