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16-406. Council; testimony; power to compel; oaths.The council or any committee of the members thereof shall have power to compel the attendance of witnesses for the investigation of matters that may come before them; and the presiding officer of the council, or chairman of such committee for the time being, may administer such requisite oaths; and such council or committee shall have the same authority to compel the giving of testimony as is conferred on courts of justice. SourceLaws 1901, c. 18, § 94, p. 296; R.S.1913, § 4899; C.S.1922, § 4067; C.S.1929, § 16-406; R.S.1943, § 16-406.