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Rule 6. The Grand Jury.

(Adopted by SCO 4 October 4, 1959; amended by SCO 30 effective February 1, 1961; by SCO 49 effective January 1, 1963; by SCO 136 dated August 27, 1971; by SCO 136A dated September 13, 1971; by Amendment No. 1 to SCO 136 dated October 17, 1972; by SCO 146 effective October 31, 1971; by Amendment No. 1 to SCO 146 effective October 31, 1971; by SCO 157 effective February 15, 1973; by SCO 216 effective October 1, 1975; by SCO 261 effective December 30, 1976; by SCO 539 effective October 1, 1982; by SCO 706 effective May 21, 1986; by SCO 711 effective September 15, 1986; by SCO 881 effective July 15, 1988; by SCO 937 effective January 15, 1989; by SCO 945 effective January 15, 1989; by SCO 956 effective July 15, 1989; by SCO 967 effective July 15, 1989; by SCO 969 effective July 15, 1989; by SCO 973 effective July 15, 1989; by SCO 991 effective January 15, 1990; by SCO 997 effective January 15, 1990; by SCO 1012 effective January 15, 1990; by SCO 1039 effective January 15, 1991; by SCO 1046 effective January 15, 1991; by SCO 1061 effective July 15, 1991; by SCO 1115 effective November 12, 1992; by SCO 1171 effective July 15, 1995; by SCO 1181 effective July 15, 1995; by SCO 1204 effective July 15, 1995; by SCO 1269 effective July 15, 1997; by SCO 1293 effective January 15, 1998; and by SCO 1338 effective June 11, 1998)
Note to SCO 1269: Criminal Rule 6(r) was amended by §§ 18 & 19 ch. 143 SLA 1996 to allow certain hearsay evidence to be presented to the grand jury in a prosecution for felony DWI or felony refusal to submit to a chemical test. Section 21 of this order is adopted for the sole reason that the legislature has mandated the amendments.
Note: Subparagraphs (r)(2) and (3) of Criminal Rule 6 were added by ch. 41, §§ 1 - 2, SLA 1985, adopting AS 12.40.110.
Note to SCO 1204: Criminal Rules 6(r)(3) & (4) were added by ch. 114 § 2 SLA 1994. Section 4 of this order is adopted for the sole reason that the legislature has mandated the amendments.
Note to SCO 1293: Criminal Rule 6(u) was amended by §§ 20 & 25 ch. 63 SLA 1997 to eliminate the requirement that the prosecution must obtain permission from the court before a victim can testify by telephone. Section 1 of this order is adopted for the sole reason that the legislature has mandated the amendment.
Note to SCO 1338: Criminal Rule 6(r)(2) was amended by § 21 ch. 81 SLA 1998 to allow hearsay evidence of a statement made by a child to be admitted before the grand jury in a prosecution for first degree indecent exposure as well as the other sex offenses defined in AS 11.41. Section 1 of this order is adopted for the sole reason that the legislature has mandated the amendment.


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