NRS 633.281

  • subpoenas.


For the purposes of this chapter:


The Secretary of the Board, or in the Secretary’s absence any member of the Board, or a hearing officer may administer oaths.


The Secretary or President of the Board or a hearing officer or panel may issue subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses and the production of books and papers.


If any witness refuses to attend or testify or produce any books and papers as required by the subpoena, the Secretary or President of the Board may report to the district court by petition, setting forth that:


Due notice has been given of the time and place of attendance of the witness or the production of the books and papers;


The witness has been subpoenaed by the Board pursuant to this section; and


The witness has failed or refused to attend or produce the books and papers required by the subpoena before the Board which is named in the subpoena, or has refused to answer questions propounded to him or her,
Ê and asking for an order of the court compelling the witness to comply with the subpoena.


Upon such petition, the court shall enter an order directing the witness to appear before the court at a time and place to be fixed by the court in its order, the time to be not more than 10 days after the date of the order, and then and there show cause why the witness has not complied with the subpoena. A certified copy of the order must be served upon the witness.


If it appears to the court that the subpoena was regularly issued by the Board, hearing officer or panel, the court shall enter an order that the witness appear before the Board, hearing officer or panel at the time and place fixed in the order and testify or produce the required books or papers, and upon failure to obey the order, the witness must be dealt with as for contempt of court.

Source: Section 633.281 — Oaths; subpoenas., https://www.­leg.­state.­nv.­us/NRS/NRS-633.­html#NRS633Sec281.

Last Updated

Jun. 24, 2021

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