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§ 8-5A-06. Authority of Board of Appeals as to oaths, subpoenas, and testimony

West's Annotated Code of MarylandLabor and EmploymentEffective: October 1, 2008

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Labor and Employment
Title 8. Unemployment Insurance (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 5a. Board of Appeals of Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2008
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8-5A-06
§ 8-5A-06. Authority of Board of Appeals as to oaths, subpoenas, and testimony
Oaths, depositions, and certification of official acts
(a) To enforce this title, a member of the Board of Appeals or a designee of a member may:
(1) administer an oath;
(2) certify to an official act; and
(3) take a deposition.
Subpoenas
(b)(1) To enforce this title, the Board of Appeals or a designee of the Board of Appeals may issue a subpoena for the attendance of a witness to testify or the production of books, correspondence, memoranda, papers, and other records.
(2) A subpoena issued under this subsection shall be served in any manner in which court subpoenas are authorized to be served.
(3) If a person fails to comply with a subpoena issued under this subsection, on a complaint filed by the Board of Appeals or an authorized representative of the Board of Appeals, the circuit court for the county where the investigation or hearing is conducted or the person is present, resides, or transacts business may pass an order directing compliance with the subpoena or compelling testimony.
(4)(i) A person may not be excused from attending a proceeding and testifying or producing books, correspondence, memoranda, papers, and other records before the Board of Appeals or an authorized representative of the Board of Appeals in obedience to a subpoena issued under this section on the ground that the testimony or evidence required of the person may tend to incriminate the person or subject the person to a penalty or forfeiture.
(ii) After having claimed the privilege of the person against self-incrimination, a person may not be prosecuted or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture because of any transaction, matter, or thing about which the person is compelled to testify or produce evidence.
(iii) A person may be prosecuted and punished for perjury committed in testifying.

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Added as Labor and Employment § 8-505 by Acts 1991, c. 8, § 2. Renumbered as Labor and Employment § 8-5A-06 by Acts 2008, c. 660, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2008.
Formerly Art. 95A, § 12.

Editors' Notes

HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
2008 Legislation
Acts 2008, c. 660, § 1, renumbered Labor and Employment § 8-505 as Labor and Employment § 8-5A-06.
MD Code, Labor and Employment, § 8-5A-06, MD LABOR & EMPLY § 8-5A-06
Current through legislation effective July 1, 2020, from the 2020 Regular Session of the General Assembly.
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