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SECTION 185.10
Definition of terms
Criminal Procedure (CPL) CHAPTER 11-A, PART 2, TITLE H, ARTICLE 185
* § 185.10 Definition of terms.

As used in this article:

1. "Independent audio-visual system" shall mean an electronic system
for the transmission and receiving of audio and visual signals,
encompassing encoded signals, frequency domain multiplexing or other
suitable means to preclude the unauthorized reception and decoding of
the signals by commercially available television receivers, channel
converters, or other available receiving devices.

2. "Electronic arraignment" means an arraignment in which various
participants, including the defendant, are not personally present in the
court but in which all of the participants are simultaneously able to
see and hear reproductions of the voices and images of the judge,
counsels, defendant, police officer and any other appropriate
participant, by means of an independent audio-visual system.
* NB Expired September 1, 1983