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41-1066. Compulsory testimony; privilege against self-incrimination

A. A person may not refuse to attend and testify or produce evidence sought by an agency in an action, proceeding or investigation instituted by or before the agency on the ground that the testimony or evidence, documentary or otherwise, required of him may tend to incriminate him or subject him to a penalty or forfeiture unless it constitutes the compelled testimony or the private papers of the person which would be privileged evidence either pursuant to the fifth amendment of the Constitution of the United States or article II, section 10, Constitution of Arizona, and the person claims the privilege prior to the production of the testimony or papers.

B. If a person asserts his privilege against self-incrimination and the agency seeks to compel production of the testimony or documents sought, it may, with the prior written approval of the attorney general, issue a written order compelling the testimony or production of documents in proceedings and investigations before the agency or apply to the appropriate court for such an order in other actions or proceedings.

C. Evidence produced pursuant to subsection B is not admissible in evidence or usable in any manner in a criminal prosecution, except for perjury, false swearing, tampering with physical evidence or any other offense committed in connection with the appearance made pursuant to this section against the person testifying or the person producing his private papers.

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-1066

41-1066. Compulsory testimony; privilege against self-incrimination

A. A person may not refuse to attend and testify or produce evidence sought by an agency in an action, proceeding or investigation instituted by or before the agency on the ground that the testimony or evidence, documentary or otherwise, required of him may tend to incriminate him or subject him to a penalty or forfeiture unless it constitutes the compelled testimony or the private papers of the person which would be privileged evidence either pursuant to the fifth amendment of the Constitution of the United States or article II, section 10, Constitution of Arizona, and the person claims the privilege prior to the production of the testimony or papers.

B. If a person asserts his privilege against self-incrimination and the agency seeks to compel production of the testimony or documents sought, it may, with the prior written approval of the attorney general, issue a written order compelling the testimony or production of documents in proceedings and investigations before the agency or apply to the appropriate court for such an order in other actions or proceedings.

C. Evidence produced pursuant to subsection B is not admissible in evidence or usable in any manner in a criminal prosecution, except for perjury, false swearing, tampering with physical evidence or any other offense committed in connection with the appearance made pursuant to this section against the person testifying or the person producing his private papers.


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > Arizona > Title41 > 41-1066

41-1066. Compulsory testimony; privilege against self-incrimination

A. A person may not refuse to attend and testify or produce evidence sought by an agency in an action, proceeding or investigation instituted by or before the agency on the ground that the testimony or evidence, documentary or otherwise, required of him may tend to incriminate him or subject him to a penalty or forfeiture unless it constitutes the compelled testimony or the private papers of the person which would be privileged evidence either pursuant to the fifth amendment of the Constitution of the United States or article II, section 10, Constitution of Arizona, and the person claims the privilege prior to the production of the testimony or papers.

B. If a person asserts his privilege against self-incrimination and the agency seeks to compel production of the testimony or documents sought, it may, with the prior written approval of the attorney general, issue a written order compelling the testimony or production of documents in proceedings and investigations before the agency or apply to the appropriate court for such an order in other actions or proceedings.

C. Evidence produced pursuant to subsection B is not admissible in evidence or usable in any manner in a criminal prosecution, except for perjury, false swearing, tampering with physical evidence or any other offense committed in connection with the appearance made pursuant to this section against the person testifying or the person producing his private papers.

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