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§28-7-36  Privilege against self-incrimination. –

Published: 2015

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Labor and Labor Relations


Labor Relations Act

SECTION 28-7-36

   § 28-7-36  Privilege against

self-incrimination. –

No person shall be excused from attending and testifying or from producing

books, records, correspondence, documents, or other evidence in obedience to

the subpoena of the board on the ground that the testimony or evidence required

of him or her may tend to incriminate him or her or subject him or her to a

penalty or forfeiture under the laws of the state. No individual shall be

prosecuted or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture on account of any

transaction, matter, or thing concerning which he or she is, after having

claimed his or her privilege against self-incrimination, compelled to testify

or produce evidence, except that the individual testifying shall not be exempt

from prosecution and punishment for perjury committed in testifying.

History of Section.

(P.L. 1941, ch. 1066, § 9; G.L. 1956, § 28-7-36.)