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Legal Statutes: Alabama

UPDATED July 28, 2016

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Article 2. Offenses Against Privacy

back to topSection 13A-11-33. Installing eavesdropping device

(a) A person commits the crime of installing an eavesdropping device if he intentionally installs or places a device in a private place with knowledge it is to be used for eavesdropping and without permission of the owner and any lessee or tenant or guest for hire of the private place.

(b) Installing an eavesdropping device in a private place is prima facie evidence of knowledge that the device is to be used for eavesdropping.

(c) Installing an eavesdropping device is a Class C felony.

Acts 1977, No. 607, p. 812, § 5615.