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The DC Code: § 5-1001 Attendance of witnesses--Issuance of subpoenas; fees.

Index5 Police, Firefighters, Medical Examiner, and Forensic Sciences. (Refs & Annos)

Any trial board of the Metropolitan Police force or the Fire Department of the District of Columbia shall have the power to issue subpoenas in the name of the Chief Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia to compel witnesses to appear and testify and/or to produce all books, records, papers or documents before said trial board; provided, that witnesses other than those employed by the District of Columbia subpoenaed to appear before said trial board shall be entitled to the same fees as are paid witnesses for attendance before the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, but said fees need not be tendered said witnesses in advance of their appearing and testifying and/or producing books, records, papers or documents before said trial board.

Historical and Statutory

Prior Codifications 1981 Ed., § 4-801. 1973 Ed., § 4-601. DC CODE § 5-1001 Current through December 11, 2012

Credits

(May 11, 1892, 27 Stat. 29, ch. 65, § 1; Feb. 20, 1896, 29 Stat. 10, ch. 25, § 1; Apr. 16, 1932, 47 Stat. 86, ch. 118, § 1; June 25, 1936, 49 Stat. 1921, ch. 804; June 25, 1948, 62 Stat. 991, ch. 646, § 32(a), (b); May 24, 1949, 63 Stat. 107, ch. 139, § 127; July 29, 1970, 84 Stat. 571, Pub. L. 91-358, title I, § 155(c)(14)(A).)