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Legal Statutes: Utah

UPDATED November 15, 2016

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Chapter 36 Cohabitant Abuse Procedures Act

back to top 77-36-7 Prosecutor to notify victim of decision as to prosecution.

(1) The prosecutor who is responsible for making the decision of whether to prosecute a case shall advise the victim, if the victim has requested notification, of the status of the victim's case and shall notify the victim of a decision within five days after the decision has been made.

(2) Notification to the victim that charges will not be filed against an alleged perpetrator shall include a description of the procedures available to the victim in that jurisdiction for initiation of criminal and other protective proceedings.

Laws 1983, c. 114, § 1; Laws 1990, c. 256, § 8; Laws 1995, c. 300, § 28, eff. July 1, 1995; Laws 1996, c. 244, § 15, eff. April 29, 1996.