Confidential Clergy Communications Privilege Statutes: Arizona

Confidential Clergy Communications Statutes

Arizona Confidential Clergy Communications Privilege Statute

ARIZONA REVISED STATUTES

TITLE 12. Courts and Civil Proceedings.

Chapter 13. Evidence.

Article 4. Privileged Communications.

  • 12-2233. Clergyman or priest and penitent.In a civil action a clergyman or priest shall not, without the consent of the person making a confession, be examined as to any confession made to him in his character as clergyman or priest in the course of discipline enjoined by the church to which he belongs.

TITLE 13. Criminal Code.

Chapter 38. Miscellaneous.

Article 20. Competency and Privileges.

  • 13-4062(3). Anti-marital fact privilege; other privileged communications.A person shall not be examined as a witness in the following cases:
  1. A man or priest, without consent of the person making the confession, as to any confession made to the clergyman or priest in his professional character in the course of discipline enjoined by the church to which the clergyman or priest belongs.