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234 Pa. Code Rule 240. Applicability of Investigating Grand Jury Rules.

PART B(2). Statewide Or Regional Investigating Grand Juries

Rule 240. Applicability of Investigating Grand Jury Rules.

 The procedure governing investigating grand juries as set forth in Part B(1) (Investigating Grand Juries) of this Chapter, shall, with the exception of Rule 220 (Motion and Order For Investigating Grand Jury) and Rule 221 (Summoning Investigating Grand Jurors), be applicable to multi-county investigating grand juries.


   The Investigating Grand Jury Act, 42 Pa.C.S. § §  4541—4553, establishes the authority for ‘‘multi-county’’ (that is, both statewide and regional) grand juries.

   Official Note

   Rule 270 adopted July 1, 1980, effective August 1, 1980; Comment revised October 22, 1981, effective January 1, 1982; amended August 12, 1993, effective September 1, 1993; renumbered Rule 240 and amended March 1, 2000, effective April 1, 2001.

   Committee Explanatory Reports:

   Report explaining the August 12, 1993 amendments published at 22 Pa.B. 3826 (July 25, 1992).

   Final Report explaining the March 1, 2000 reorganization and renumbering of the rules published with the Court’s Order at 30 Pa.B. 1477 (March 18, 2000).

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