570-A:1 Definitions
570-A:2 Interception and Disclosure of Telecommunication or Oral Communications Prohibited
570-A:2-a Cell Site Simulator Devices
570-A:3 Manufacture, Distribution, Possession, and Advertising of Telecommunication or Oral Communication Intercepting Devices Prohibited
570-A:4 Confiscation of Telecommunication or Oral Communication Intercepting Devices
570-A:5 Immunity of Witnesses
570-A:6 Prohibition of Use as Evidence of Intercepted Telecommunications or Oral Communications
570-A:7 Authorization for Interception of Telecommunications or Oral Communications
570-A:8 Authorization for Disclosure and Use of Intercepted Telecommunications or Oral Communications
570-A:9 Procedure for Interception of Telecommunication or Oral Communications
570-A:9-b Use of Interpreters
570-A:10 Reports Concerning Intercepted Telecommunications or Oral Communications
570-A:11 Recovery of Civil Damages Authorized

Terms Used In New Hampshire Revised Statutes > Chapter 570-A

  • Aggrieved person: means a person who was a party to any intercepted telecommunication or oral communication or a person against whom the interception was directed. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 570-A:1
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Bail: Security given for the release of a criminal defendant or witness from legal custody (usually in the form of money) to secure his/her appearance on the day and time appointed.
  • Communications common carrier: means a person engaged in providing communications services to the general public through transmission of any form of information between subscribers by means of wire, cable, radio or electromagnetic transmission, optical or fiber-optic transmission, or other means which transfers information without physical transfer of medium, whether by switched or dedicated facilities. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 570-A:1
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contents: when used with respect to any telecommunication or oral communication, includes any information concerning the identity of the parties to such communication or the existence, substance, purport, or meaning of that communication. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 570-A:1
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • 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.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of these laws, shall mean the section next preceding or following that in which such reference is made, unless some other is expressly designated. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:13
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Intercept: means the aural or other acquisition of, or the recording of, the contents of any telecommunication or oral communication through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other device. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 570-A:1
  • Investigative or law enforcement officer: means any officer of the state or political subdivision thereof who is empowered by law to conduct investigations of or to make arrests for offenses enumerated in this chapter, and any attorney authorized by law to prosecute or participate in the prosecution of such offenses. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 570-A:1
  • Judge of competent jurisdiction: means a judge of the superior court. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 570-A:1
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • justice: when applied to a magistrate, shall mean a justice of a municipal court, or a justice of the peace having jurisdiction over the subject-matter. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:12
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • oath: shall include "affirmation" in all cases where by law an affirmation may be substituted for an oath; and, in like cases, the word "sworn" shall include the word "affirmed. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:24
  • Oral communication: means any verbal communication uttered by a person who has a reasonable expectation that the communication is not subject to interception, under circumstances justifying such expectation. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 570-A:1
  • Organized crime: means the unlawful activities of the members of a highly organized, disciplined association engaged in supplying illegal goods and services, including but not limited to homicide, gambling, prostitution, narcotics, marijuana or other dangerous drugs, bribery, extortion, blackmail and other unlawful activities of members of such organizations. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 570-A:1
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any employee or agent of the state or political subdivision thereof, and any individual, partnership, association, joint stock company, trust, or corporation. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 570-A:1
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • seal: shall include an impression of the official seal made upon the paper alone, as well as an impression thereof made by means of wax, or a wafer, affixed thereto. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:11
  • state: when applied to different parts of the United States, may extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4
  • Telecommunication: means the transfer of any form of information in whole or in part through the facilities of a communications common carrier. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 570-A:1
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.
  • United States: shall include said district and territories. See New Hampshire Revised Statutes 21:4