2012 Connecticut General Statutes
Title 52 - Civil Actions
Chapter 909 - Arbitration Proceedings
Section 52-412 - Subpoenas and depositions.


CT Gen Stat § 52-412 (2012) What's This?

(a) Any arbitrator or umpire and any other persons qualified by law to issue subpoenas in civil actions shall have power to issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and for the production of books, papers and other evidence at arbitration hearings. The subpoenas shall be served in the manner provided by law for the service of subpoenas in a civil action and shall be returnable to the arbitrator or arbitrators or umpire.

(b) On application of an arbitrator, umpire or other person, the superior court for the judicial district in which one of the parties resides or, in the case of land, for the judicial district in which the land is situated or, when the court is not in session, any judge thereof, shall order necessary process to issue to compel compliance with subpoenas in an arbitration matter in the manner provided by law concerning subpoenas in a civil action.

(c) Any party to a written agreement for arbitration may make application to the Superior Court, or, when the court is not in session, to a judge thereof, having jurisdiction as provided in subsection (b) of this section, for an order directing the taking of depositions, in the manner and for the reasons prescribed by law for taking depositions to be used in a civil action, for use as evidence in an arbitration.

(1949 Rev., S. 8155; P.A. 78-280, S. 2, 127; P.A. 82-160, S. 152; P.A. 05-288, S. 179.)

History: P.A. 78-280 substituted “judicial district” for “county”; P.A. 82-160 rephrased the section and inserted Subsec. indicators; P.A. 05-288 made a technical change in Subsec. (c), effective July 13, 2005.

Cited. 25 CA 126. Cited. 28 CA 270. Cited. 34 CA 772.

Subsec. (a):

Cited. 218 C. 646.

Subsec. (c):

Cited. 41 CA 625.

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