2010 Hawaii Code
DIVISION 2. BUSINESS
TITLE25. PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
453. Medicine and Surgery
§453-11 Recalcitrant witnesses; contempt.
§453-11 Recalcitrant witnesses; contempt. If any person called before the board as a witness in any proceeding, whether under subpoena or otherwise, except as privileged by law, refuses to answer any question which is relevant to the proceeding and is put to the individual by the board, a member thereof or the person whose license is sought to be revoked, limited, or suspended in the proceeding, or disobeys any order of the circuit court relating to the proceeding, the board shall report the matter in writing to any judge of the circuit court of the circuit in which such proceeding is held and the person shall be cited to appear before the circuit judge to show cause why the individual should not be punished for contempt of court under section 710-1077. [L 1917, c 61, §2; RL 1925, §1032; RL 1935, §1211; RL 1945, §2510; am L 1947, c 201, pt of §1; RL 1955, §64-10; am L Sp 1959 2d, c 1, §19; HRS §453-11; am L 1969, c 257, §9; am L 1976, c 219, §13; am L 1982, c 147, §24; am L 1983, c 92, §1(9)]
Physician-patient privilege, see §626-1, rule 504.
Rules of Court
Contempt, see HRCP rule 45(f).
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