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Art. 946.  Jurisdiction of affected court conducting emergency sessions

A.  The affected court conducting emergency sessions outside of its parish or territorial jurisdiction pursuant to Article 944 shall retain jurisdiction over all criminal proceedings and prosecutions that would otherwise be conducted by the affected court.

B.  All court proceedings, grand jury proceedings, hearings, preliminary matters, pretrial hearings, and trials may be conducted in the emergency sessions of the affected court.

C.  The affected court conducting emergency sessions may retain jurisdiction to complete all matters in progress in the host jurisdiction even though the order rendered pursuant to Article 944 has been withdrawn, canceled, or rescinded.

Acts 2005, 1st Ex. Sess., No. 52, §1, eff. Dec. 6, 2005.

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