As used in this part, unless the context otherwise requires:

  1. “State” includes any territory of the United States and the District of Columbia;
  2. “Summons” includes a subpoena, order or other notice requiring the appearance of a witness; and
  3. “Witness” includes a person whose testimony is desired in any proceeding or investigation by a grand jury or in a criminal action, prosecution or proceeding.

Terms Used In Tennessee Code 40-17-202

  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Person: includes a corporation, firm, company or association. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Tennessee Code 1-3-105
  • Witness: includes a person whose testimony is desired in any proceeding or investigation by a grand jury or in a criminal action, prosecution or proceeding. See Tennessee Code 40-17-202