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§ 99-36-1. Purpose.
 

The purpose of this chapter is to ensure the fair and compassionate treatment of victims and witnesses of crime and to increase the effectiveness of the criminal justice system by affording certain basic rights and considerations to the victims and witnesses of crime who are essential to prosecution. 
 

Sources: Laws,  1987, ch. 467, § 1; reenacted without change, 1990, ch 486, § 1; reenacted, 1993, ch. 331, § 1, eff from and after passage (approved March 12, 1993).