In this chapter, unless the context otherwise requires:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 13-2801

  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Oath: includes an affirmation or declaration. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Person: means a human being and, as the context requires, an enterprise, a public or private corporation, an unincorporated association, a partnership, a firm, a society, a government, a governmental authority or an individual or entity capable of holding a legal or beneficial interest in property. See Arizona Laws 3-1703

1. "Juror" means any person who is a member of any impaneled jury or grand jury, and includes any person who has been drawn or summoned to attend as a prospective juror.

2. "Official proceeding" means a proceeding heard before any legislative, judicial, administrative or other governmental agency or official authorized to hear evidence under oath.

3. "Physical evidence" means any article, object, document, record or other thing of physical substance.

4. "Testimony" means oral or written statements, documents or any other material that may be offered by a witness in an official proceeding.

5. "Threat" means a threat proscribed by section 13-1804, subsection A.