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SECTION 7562
Witnesses' fees and mileage; arbitrators' fees and expenses
Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP) CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE 75-A
§ 7562. Witnesses' fees and mileage; arbitrators' fees and expenses.
(a) Except for the parties to the arbitration and their agents,
officers, and employees, all witnesses appearing pursuant to subpoena
are entitled to receive fees and mileage in the same amount and under
the same circumstances as prescribed by law for witnesses in civil
actions. The fee and mileage of a witness subpoenaed upon the
application of a party to the arbitration shall be paid by that party.
The fee and mileage of a witness subpoenaed solely at the request of an
arbitrator shall be deemed to be a cost of the proceeding.

(b) Each arbitrator's salary or fees and expenses, together with any
other costs of the proceeding shall be paid from the arbitration
administration fund established pursuant to section five thousand six
hundred three of the insurance law. The range of such salary or fees and
expenses and the manner of their payment shall be established by
regulation of the superintendent of financial services.