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The DC Code: § 25-443 Subpoena of witnesses.

Index25 Alcoholic Beverage Regulation (Refs & Annos)
a
Subpoenas issued by the Board shall be served:
1
By an officer of the Metropolitan Police Department;
2
By a special process server, at least 18 years of age, designated by the Board from among the staff appointed by the Board who are not directly involved in the investigation; or
3
By a special process server, at least 18 years of age, engaged by the Board for this purpose.
b
Witnesses, other than those employed by the District or by the United States, shall be entitled to the same fees as are paid witnesses for attendance before the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
c
In the case of contumacy or refusal to obey a subpoena, the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, upon written request by the Board, shall issue an order requiring the contumacious person to appear and testify before the Board or to produce evidence if so ordered.

Historical and Statutory

D.C. Law 13-298 amended and enacted into law Title 25 of the District of Columbia Official Code. The text of this section is derived from provisions formerly found in D.C. Code § 25-106(c)(2)-(4). For notes from former § 25- 106, see § 25-201. Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 25-443. 1973 Ed., § 25-106. Legislative History of Laws For D.C. Law 13-298, see notes following § 25-101. DC CODE § 25-443 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(Jan. 24, 1934, 48 Stat. 322, ch. 4, § 6; Aug. 27, 1935, 49 Stat. 897, ch. 756, § 2; Sept. 29, 1982, D.C. Law 4-157, §§ 3, 15, 29 DCR 3617; Mar. 8, 1984, D.C. Law 5-51, § 2(b)(2), 30 DCR 5927; Mar. 7, 1987, D.C. Law 6- 217, § 3, 34 DCR 907; May 24, 1994, D.C. Law 10-122, § 2(c), 41 DCR 1658, 48 DCR 2959; May 3, 2001, D.C. Law 13-298, § 101, 48 DCR 2959.)