In General

This is Article 1 of the Code of Virginia, titled “In General.” It is part of Title 19.2, titled “Criminal Procedure.” It is part of Chapter 16, titled “Evidence And Witnesses.” It’s comprised of the following 25 sections.

§ 19.2-267
Provisions applicable to witnesses in criminal as well as civil cases; obligation to attend; summons
§ 19.2-267.1
Authority of law-enforcement officer to issue summons to witness; failure to appear
§ 19.2-267.2
Response to subpoena for information stored in electronic format
§ 19.2-268
Right of accused to testify
§ 19.2-268.1
Contradiction by prior inconsistent writing (Subdivision (b)(i) of Supreme Court Rule 2:613 derived in part from this section)
§ 19.2-268.2
Recent complaint hearsay exception (Subdivision (23) of Supreme Court Rule 2:803 derived from this section)
§ 19.2-268.3
Admissibility of statements by children in certain cases
§ 19.2-269
Convicts as witnesses (Supreme Court Rule 2:609 derived from this section)
§ 19.2-269.1
Inmates as witnesses in criminal cases
§ 19.2-269.2
Nondisclosure of addresses or telephone numbers of crime victims and witnesses
§ 19.2-270
When statement by accused as witness not received as evidence
§ 19.2-270.1
Use of photographs as evidence in certain larceny and burglary prosecutions
§ 19.2-270.1:1
Computer and electronic data in obscenity, etc. cases; access to defendant
§ 19.2-270.2
Disposition of money, securities or documents seized upon arrest, etc., and pertinent as evidence
§ 19.2-270.3
Admissible evidence as to identity of party presenting bad check, draft or order
§ 19.2-270.4
When donation, destruction, or return of exhibits received in evidence authorized
§ 19.2-270.4:1
Storage, preservation and retention of human biological evidence in felony cases
§ 19.2-270.5
DNA profile admissible in criminal proceeding
§ 19.2-270.6
Evidence of abuse admissible in certain criminal trials (Supreme Court Rule 2:409 derived from this section)
§ 19.2-270.7
Determining decibel level of sound with proper equipment; certificate as to accuracy of equipment
§ 19.2-271
Certain judicial officers incompetent to testify under certain circumstances; exceptions (Supreme Court Rule 2:605 derived from this section)
§ 19.2-271.1
Competency of husband and wife to testify
§ 19.2-271.2
Testimony of husband and wife in criminal cases (Subsection (b) of Supreme Court Rule 2:504 derived from this section)
§ 19.2-271.3
Communications between ministers of religion and persons they counsel or advise (Supreme Court Rule 2:503 derived in part from this section)
§ 19.2-271.4
Privileged communications by certain public safety personnel