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§50‑49.  Witnesses; subpoenas; depositions; court assistance.

(a)        The arbitratorshave the power to administer oaths and may issue subpoenas for attendance ofwitnesses and for production of books, records, documents, and other evidence.Subpoenas issued by the arbitrators shall be served and, upon application tothe court by a party or the arbitrators, enforced in the manner provided by lawfor service and enforcement of subpoenas in a civil action.

(b)        On the applicationof a party and for use as evidence, the arbitrators may permit depositions tobe taken in the manner and upon the terms the arbitrators designate.

(c)        All provisions oflaw compelling a person under subpoena to testify apply.

(d)        The arbitrators ora party with the approval of the arbitrators may request assistance from thecourt in obtaining discovery and taking evidence, in which event the Rules ofCivil Procedure under Chapter 1A of the General Statutes and Chapters 50, 50A,52B, and 52C of the General Statutes apply. The court may execute the requestwithin its competence and according to its rules on discovery and evidence andmay impose sanctions for failure to comply with its orders.

(e)        A subpoena may beissued as provided by G.S. 8‑59, in which case the witness compensationprovisions of G.S. 6‑51, 6‑53, and 7A‑314 shall apply. (1999‑185,s. 1.)

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_50 > GS_50-49

§50‑49.  Witnesses; subpoenas; depositions; court assistance.

(a)        The arbitratorshave the power to administer oaths and may issue subpoenas for attendance ofwitnesses and for production of books, records, documents, and other evidence.Subpoenas issued by the arbitrators shall be served and, upon application tothe court by a party or the arbitrators, enforced in the manner provided by lawfor service and enforcement of subpoenas in a civil action.

(b)        On the applicationof a party and for use as evidence, the arbitrators may permit depositions tobe taken in the manner and upon the terms the arbitrators designate.

(c)        All provisions oflaw compelling a person under subpoena to testify apply.

(d)        The arbitrators ora party with the approval of the arbitrators may request assistance from thecourt in obtaining discovery and taking evidence, in which event the Rules ofCivil Procedure under Chapter 1A of the General Statutes and Chapters 50, 50A,52B, and 52C of the General Statutes apply. The court may execute the requestwithin its competence and according to its rules on discovery and evidence andmay impose sanctions for failure to comply with its orders.

(e)        A subpoena may beissued as provided by G.S. 8‑59, in which case the witness compensationprovisions of G.S. 6‑51, 6‑53, and 7A‑314 shall apply. (1999‑185,s. 1.)


State Codes and Statutes

State Codes and Statutes

Statutes > North-carolina > Chapter_50 > GS_50-49

§50‑49.  Witnesses; subpoenas; depositions; court assistance.

(a)        The arbitratorshave the power to administer oaths and may issue subpoenas for attendance ofwitnesses and for production of books, records, documents, and other evidence.Subpoenas issued by the arbitrators shall be served and, upon application tothe court by a party or the arbitrators, enforced in the manner provided by lawfor service and enforcement of subpoenas in a civil action.

(b)        On the applicationof a party and for use as evidence, the arbitrators may permit depositions tobe taken in the manner and upon the terms the arbitrators designate.

(c)        All provisions oflaw compelling a person under subpoena to testify apply.

(d)        The arbitrators ora party with the approval of the arbitrators may request assistance from thecourt in obtaining discovery and taking evidence, in which event the Rules ofCivil Procedure under Chapter 1A of the General Statutes and Chapters 50, 50A,52B, and 52C of the General Statutes apply. The court may execute the requestwithin its competence and according to its rules on discovery and evidence andmay impose sanctions for failure to comply with its orders.

(e)        A subpoena may beissued as provided by G.S. 8‑59, in which case the witness compensationprovisions of G.S. 6‑51, 6‑53, and 7A‑314 shall apply. (1999‑185,s. 1.)

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