1-26-19.1 Administration of oaths--Subpoena powers--Witness fees--Disobedience of subpoena.
Administration of oaths--Subpoena powers--Witness fees--Disobedience of
Each agency and the officers thereof charged with the duty to administer the laws of this
state and rules of the agency shall have power to administer oaths as provided by chapter 18-3 and
to subpoena witnesses to appear and give testimony and to produce records, books, papers and
documents relating to any matters in contested cases and likewise issue subpoenas for such purposes
for persons interested therein as provided by § 15-6-45. Unless otherwise provided by law fees for
witnesses shall be as set forth in chapter 19-5 and be paid by the agency or party for whom the
witness is subpoenaed.
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Failure of a person to obey the subpoena issued pursuant to this chapter may be punished as a
contempt of court in the manner provided by chapter 21-34.
Source: SL 1972, ch 8, § 21.
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