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§18-4.1-8  Investigations – Notice to attend – Court order to appear – Contempt. –

Published: 2015

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CHAPTER 18-4.1

The Public Radio Conversions Act

SECTION 18-4.1-8

   § 18-4.1-8  Investigations – Notice to

attend – Court order to appear – Contempt. –

(a) The attorney general may conduct investigations in discharging the duties

required under this chapter. For purposes of this investigation the attorney

general may require any person, agent, trustee, fiduciary, consultant,

institution, association, or corporation directly related to the proposed

conversion to appear at any time and place that the attorney general may

designate, then and there under oath to produce for the use of the attorney

general any and all documents and any other information relating directly to

the proposed conversion that the attorney general may require.

   (b) Whenever the attorney general may require the attendance

of any person as provided in subsection (a), the attorney general shall issue a

notice setting the time and place when the attendance is required and shall

cause the notice to be delivered or sent by registered or certified mail to the

person at least fourteen (14) days before the date fixed in the notice for the


   (c) If any person receiving notice pursuant to this provision

neglects to attend or remain in attendance so long as may be necessary for the

purposes which the notice was issued, or refuses to produce information

requested, any justice of the superior court for the county within which the

inquiry is carried on or within which the person resides or transacts business,

upon filing by the attorney general, or any transacting party shall have

jurisdiction to hear and consider on an expedited basis the request, and if

appropriate and relevant to the consideration of proposed conversion, may issue

to the person an order requiring the person to appear before the attorney

general there to produce for the use of the attorney general evidence in

accordance with the terms of the order of the court, and any failure to obey

the order of the superior court may be punished by the court as contempt of


History of Section.

(P.L. 2005, ch. 211, § 1; P.L. 2005, ch. 369, § 1.)