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      CCRP 894.3     


Art. 894.3. Notice to victim for sentencing

           A. Before sentencing a defendant who has been convicted of a violation of a sex offense as defined in R.S. 15:541, the office of the district attorney shall notify the clerk of court of the name and the address of the victim, and the clerk of court shall give written notice of the date and time of sentencing at least three days prior to the hearing, when the sentencing is not immediately following the finding of guilt, to the victim or the victim's parent or guardian, unless the victim, parent, or guardian has advised the office of the district attorney in writing that such notification is not desired.

           B. The victim or the victim's parent or guardian who desires to do so shall be given a reasonable opportunity to attend the hearing and to be heard.

           Acts 1992, No. 962, §1; Acts 1995, No. 1290, §3; Acts 2001, No. 1206, §3.

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