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23A-28C-2 Notice of rights--Victim's response--Confidentiality.
     23A-28C-2.   Notice of rights--Victim's response--Confidentiality. At the commencement of a criminal proceeding subject to the terms of this chapter, the prosecutor, by first class mail or electronic mail notification, shall advise the victim of the rights set forth in this chapter. In order to take advantage of such rights, the victim shall advise the prosecutor of the desire to participate. A victim may choose to participate only in certain enumerated phases of the proceedings. A victim wishing to participate shall advise the prosecutor or the Department of Corrections of the place where notifications, including electronic notification, required under this chapter are to be made, and of any changes in the place of notification. A prosecutor receiving notification of a victim's wish to participate shall keep record of that notification and most recent place of notification through the time of the defendant's final discharge from the criminal justice system. If the defendant is sentenced to the state prison system, the prosecutor shall forward the information to the Department of Corrections and the Department of Corrections shall keep record of the request for notification and the most recent place of notification until the defendant's final discharge from prison and parole. The request for notification and the place of notification is confidential and may not be disclosed to the defendant.

Source: SL 1991, ch 202, § 2; SL 1995, ch 137, § 2; SL 1999, ch 126, § 4; SL 2014, ch 116, § 7.


Chapter 23A-28C

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