[Text of section effective until December 31, 2014. Repealed by 2009, 28, Sec. 99. See 2009, 28, Sec. 107.]
Section 5. A specially empaneled statewide grand jury convened pursuant to this chapter shall sit for a period not to exceed 18 months. The superior court judge presiding over the grand jury may extend this period if, in accordance with section 1A of chapter 277 and section 41 of chapter 234A, public necessity requires further time by the grand jury to complete an on-going investigation.