2011 Hawaii Code
DIVISION 1. GOVERNMENT
TITLE 8. PUBLIC PROCEEDINGS AND RECORDS
96. The Ombudsman
§96-10 Powers.


HI Rev Stat § 96-10 (2011 through Reg Sess) What's This?

§96-10 Powers. Subject to the privileges which witnesses have in the courts of this State, the ombudsman may:

(1) Compel at a specified time and place, by a subpoena, the appearance and sworn testimony of any person who the ombudsman reasonably believes may be able to give information relating to a matter under investigation; and

(2) Compel any person to produce documents, papers, or objects which the ombudsman reasonably believes may relate to a matter under investigation.

The ombudsman may bring suit in an appropriate state court to enforce these powers. [L 1967, c 306, §11; HRS §96-10]

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