62-1D-1 Short title
62-1D-2 Definitions
62-1D-3 Interception of communications generally
62-1D-4 Manufacture, possession or sale of intercepting device
62-1D-5 Forfeiture of device
62-1D-6 Admissibility of evidence
62-1D-7 Designated judges
62-1D-8 County prosecuting attorney or duly appointed special prosecutor may apply for order authorizing interception
62-1D-9 Lawful disclosure or use of contents of communication
62-1D-10 Pen registers and trap and trace devices
62-1D-11 Ex parte order authorizing interception
62-1D-12 Civil liability; defense to civil or criminal action
62-1D-13 Registration of intercepting devices; serial number
62-1D-14 Breaking and entering, etc., to place or remove equipment
62-1D-15 Training and certification of law-enforcement officers employed in the interception of wire, oral or electronic communications which require a court order
62-1D-16 Severability of provisions

Terms Used In West Virginia Code > Chapter 62 > Article 1D

  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • 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.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • in writing: include any representation of words, letters or figures, whether by printing, engraving, writing or otherwise. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • 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.
  • 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 be deemed to include an affirmation and the word "swear" or "sworn" to be complied with if the person referred to make solemn affirmation. See West Virginia Code 2-2-7
  • offense: includes every act or omission for which a fine, forfeiture or punishment is imposed by law. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • 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.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • state: when applied to a part of the United States and not restricted by the context, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" also include the said district and territories. See West Virginia Code 2-2-10
  • 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.