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237 Pa. Code Rule 132. Victim’s Presence.

Rule 132. Victim’s Presence.

 The victim, counsel for the victim, and other persons accompanying a victim for his or her assistance shall be permitted to attend the proceedings, except as provided in Rule 311.


   See 42 Pa.C.S. §  6336(d) and 18 P. S. §  11.201 et seq.

   The court has discretion to maintain confidentiality of mental health, medical, or juvenile institutional documents or juvenile probation reports. See 42 Pa.C.S. §  6336(f).

   Official Note

   Rule 132 adopted April 1, 2005, effective October 1, 2005.

   Committee Explanatory Reports:

   Final Report explaining the provisions of Rule 132 published with the Court’s Order at 35 Pa.B. 2214 (April 16, 2005).

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