Arizona Revised Statutes § 31-442 Application For Pardon; Notice; Exceptions

31-442. Application for pardon; notice; exceptions

A. At least ten days before the board of executive clemency acts upon an application for a pardon, written notice of intention to apply therefor, signed by the person applying, shall be served on the county attorney of the county where the applicant was convicted, and proof of the service must be presented to the board by affidavit. Unless dispensed with by the governor, a copy of the notice shall also be published for thirty days from the first publication, in a paper in the county in which the conviction was had.

B. The provisions of this section shall not apply:

1. When there is imminent danger of the death of the person convicted or imprisoned.

2. When the term of imprisonment of the applicant is within ten days of expiration.

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