ORS 165.543¹
Interception of communications

(1) Except as provided in ORS 133.724 (Order for interception of communications) or as provided in ORS 165.540 (Obtaining contents of communications) (2)(a), any person who willfully intercepts, attempts to intercept or procures any other person to intercept or attempt to intercept any wire or oral communication where such person is not a party to the communication and where none of the parties to the communication has given prior consent to the interception, is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.

(2) As used in this section, the terms “intercept” and “wire or oral communication” have the meanings provided under ORS 133.721 (Definitions for ORS 41.910 and 133.721 to 133.739). [1983 c.824 §3]

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1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 165—Offenses Involving Fraud or Deception, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors165.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2019, Chapter 165, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano165.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
3 OregonLaws.org assembles these lists by analyzing references between Sections. Each listed item refers back to the current Section in its own text. The result reveals relationships in the code that may not have otherwise been apparent. Currency Information