The Act amends the provisions of the Code which prohibited the compulsion of testimony from one spouse against another in criminal proceedings. It provides that spouses may be compelled to testify against each other in proceedings in which the husband or wife is charged with a crime against a minor child. A spouse can be compelled to give evidence only as to the specific act for which the defendant is charged. April 16, 1987
"EVIDENCE Crime Against Minor Child: Compel Testimony of Spouse,"
Georgia State University Law Review: Vol. 3
, Article 13.
Available at: http://readingroom.law.gsu.edu/gsulr/vol3/iss2/13