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Penalty for failure of witness to appear
Correction (COR) CHAPTER 43, ARTICLE 11
§ 265. Penalty for failure of witness to appear. A person subpoenaed
who fails to appear, refuses to answer, or produce a book, paper or
writing as provided in this article, shall upon conviction be adjudged
guilty of a criminal contempt. And in addition thereto a person so
subpoenaed shall be subject to all the provisions of law which now or
may hereafter exist, relating to witnesses in civil or criminal actions
at law; and the governor shall possess all the powers in relation to
said provisions which are possessed by any court or judge, but he shall
be limited to the matters arising under the provisions of this article.