Chapter 9.06   INTERFERENCE WITH OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS*

Sections:


9.06.010   Statutes incorporated by reference.

The following statutes regarding interference with official proceedings are incorporated by reference:

RCW 9.27.015 Interference, obstruction of any court, building, or residence—Violations.
RCW 9.51.010 Misconduct of officer drawing jury.
RCW 9.51.020 Soliciting jury duty.
RCW 9.51.030 Misconduct of officer in charge of jury.
RCW 9.55.020 Witness refusing to attend legislature or committee or to testify.
RCW 9.72.090 Committal of witness—Detention of documents.
RCW 9A.72.010 Definitions.
RCW 9A.72.040 False swearing.
RCW 9A.72.050 Perjury and false swearing—Inconsistent statements—Degree of crime.
RCW 9A.72.060 Perjury and false swearing—Retraction.
RCW 9A.72.070 Perjury and false swearing—Irregularities no defense.
RCW 9A.72.080 Statement of what one does not know to be true.
RCW 9A.72.085 Unsworn statements, certification.
RCW 9A.72.140 Jury tampering.
RCW 9A.72.150 Tampering with physical evidence.

 

(Ord. 645 § 4 (part), 1998)

9.06.020   Criminal contempt.

A person shall be guilty of criminal contempt by wilfully committing one or more of the following acts:

A.

Disorderly, contemptuous or insolent behavior committed during the sitting of the Black Diamond municipal court or the Black Diamond city council, in its immediate view and presence and directly tending to interrupt its proceedings or to impair the respect due to its authority;

B.

Breach of the peace, noise or other disturbance directly tending to interrupt the proceedings of the Black Diamond municipal court or the Black Diamond city council; or

C.

Refusal to be sworn as a witness before the Black Diamond municipal court or before the city council; or, after being sworn, unlawful refusal to answer any question legally posed.

(Ord. 645 § 4 (part), 1998)

9.06.030   Penalties.

Criminal contempt is a gross misdemeanor.

(Ord. 645 § 4 (part), 1998)