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Legal Statutes: Arizona

UPDATED September 15, 2017

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Chapter 30. Eavesdropping and Communications

back to top § 13-3005. Interception of wire, electronic and oral communications; installation of pen register or trap and trace device; classification; exceptions

A. Except as provided in this section and § 13-3012, a person is guilty of a class 5 felony who either:

1. Intentionally intercepts a wire or electronic communication to which he is not a party, or aids, authorizes, employs, procures or permits another to so do, without the consent of either a sender or receiver thereof.

2. Intentionally intercepts a conversation or discussion at which he is not present, or aids, authorizes, employs, procures or permits another to so do, without the consent of a party to such conversation or discussion.

3. Intentionally intercepts the deliberations of a jury or aids, authorizes, employs, procures or permits another to so do.

B. Except as provided in §§ 13-3012 and 13-3017, a person who intentionally and without lawful authority installs or uses a pen register or trap and trace device on the telephone lines or communications facilities of another person which are utilized for wire or electronic communication is guilty of a class 6 felony.

Added as § 13-1052 by Laws 1968, Ch. 126, § 1. Renumbered as § 13-3005 by Laws 1977, Ch. 142, § 93, eff. Oct. 1, 1978. Amended by Laws 1978, Ch. 201, § 184, eff. Oct. 1, 1978; Laws 1988, Ch. 149, § 3.