Section 12-21-281


As used in this subdivision, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings, respectively, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

(1) WITNESS. A person whose testimony is desired in any proceeding or investigation by a grand jury or in a criminal action, prosecution or proceeding.

(2) STATE. Any state or territory of the United States and the District of Columbia.

(3) SUMMONS. A subpoena, order or other notice requiring the appearance of a witness.

(Acts 1977, No. 638, p. 1084, §1.)