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Title 29: Public Property and Supplies

Chapter 14: NATURAL GAS AND OIL CONSERVATION

Sub-Chapter 02: Administration

29 V.S.A. § 513. Subpoena



§ 513. Subpoena

(a) In any matter properly before it, the board may compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of documentary evidence. A party shall be entitled to the issuance of subpoenas by making a written request. In all other respects, the Vermont Rules of Civil Procedure shall apply to the proceedings before the board.

(b) A person aggrieved by a subpoena issued by the board may petition a superior judge, who may issue any order authorized in civil cases to protect a party from improper discovery.

(c) A person who disobeys a proper subpoena of the board or refuses to take an oath or affirmation properly required by the board shall be liable to the penalty and attachment provided in Title 12 for disobeying a judicial subpoena. (Added 1981, No. 240 (Adj. Sess.), § 2, eff. April 28, 1982.)