DRAFT CSC, Title 5. The Judiciary
 
CHAPTER 18
Evidence

1481.  Spouses.
1482.  Certain conversations with anthropologists privileged.
1483.  Official records.

      1481.  Spouses.
     Neither husband nor wife shall be compelled to testify against the other in the trial of an information, complaint, citation or other criminal proceeding.

          Source:  (Code 1966, 341; Code 1970, tit. 7, 1.) 7 TTC 11 1.

      1482.  Certain conversations with anthropologists privileged.
     Subject to the limitations provided in this section, conversations held with an anthropologist in confidence in his professional character shall be privileged.  No statement made in such a conversation nor the substance thereof shall be divulged without the consent of the person making it, nor shall the identity of any person making such a statement on any particular subject be divulged without his consent, except as provided herein.  This privilege, however, shall not extend to the professional opinions or conclusions of an anthropologist even though they may be based in whole or in part on such conversations, nor shall it or the prohibition against divulging such statements or the identity of persons making them apply to admissions or confessions indicating that the person making them has committed murder in the first or second degree or voluntary manslaughter or is threatening to commit a crime in the future.

          Source:  (Code 1966, 342, Code 1970, tit. 7, 2.) 7 TTC 1 2.

      1483.  Official records.
     Books or records of account or minutes of proceedings of any department or agency of the United States of America or of the State of Chuuk Trust Territory, or of any predecessor thereof, shall be admissible to prove the act, transaction or occurrence as a memorandum of which the same were made or kept.  Copies or transcripts (authenticated by the official having custody thereof) of any books, records, papers or documents of any department or agency of the United States of America or of the State of Chuuk Trust Territory, or of any predecessor thereof, shall be admitted in evidence equally with the originals thereof.

          Source:  (Code 1966, 340; Code 1970, tit. 7, 51.) 7 TTC 2 51, modified.