2009 Hawaii Code
Volume 05
§281-19 - Hearings, attendance, examinations.

     §281-19  Hearings, attendance, examinations.  If any person subpoenaed as a witness to attend before the liquor commission or liquor control adjudication board, or to produce any books, papers, or records called for by the process of the commission or board, fails or refuses to respond thereto, or refuses to answer questions propounded by any member of the commission or board or its counsel material to the matter pending before the commission or board, the circuit court of the circuit within which the licensed premises involved are situated, upon request of the commission or board, shall have power to compel obedience to any process of the commission or board and require the witness to answer questions put to the witness, and to punish, as a contempt of the court, any refusal to comply therewith without good cause shown therefor.

     False swearing by any witness before the commission or board, shall constitute perjury and be punished as such, and whenever the commission or board is satisfied that a witness has sworn falsely in any hearing or investigation before the commission or board, it shall report the same to the prosecuting officer for prosecution. [L Sp 1933, c 40, §9; RL 1935, §2578; RL 1945, §7229; RL 1955, §159-18; HRS §281-19; gen ch 1985; am L 1998, c 249, §9]


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