2015 New Hampshire Revised Statutes
Section 356-A:11 - Investigations and Proceedings.

NH Rev Stat § 356-A:11 (2015) What's This?

    356-A:11 Investigations and Proceedings. –
    I. The attorney general may:
       (a) Make necessary public or private investigations within or outside of this state to determine whether any person has violated or is about to violate this chapter or any rule or order hereunder, or to aid in the enforcement of this chapter or in the prescribing of rules and forms hereunder;
       (b) Require or permit any person to file a statement in writing, under oath and subject to the pains and penalties of perjury or otherwise as the agency determines, as to all the circumstances concerning matters under investigation.
    II. For the purpose of any hearing under this chapter, the attorney general or any officer designated by rule may administer oaths or affirmations. Upon his own motion or upon request of any party, the attorney general or any officer designated by rule shall subpoena witnesses, issue subpoena duces tecum, compel their attendance, take evidence, and require the production of any matter which is relevant to such hearing, including the existence, description, nature, custody, condition, and location of any books, documents, or other tangible things and the identity and location of persons having knowledge of relevant facts or any other matter reasonably calculated to lead to the discovery of material evidence.
    III. Upon failure to obey a subpoena or subpoena duces tecum or to answer questions propounded by the investigating officer, or to produce any material required by the investigating officer, and upon reasonable notice to all persons affected thereby, the attorney general may apply to the superior court for an order compelling compliance.

Source. 1970, 55:1. 1985, 300:7, I(b).

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