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§ 992. Subpoenas; punishment upon refusal to obey

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 77 P.S. Workers’ Compensation

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 77 P.S. Workers' Compensation (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 6. Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Procedures Regarding Expeditious Payment of Claims (Refs & Annos)
77 P.S. § 992
§ 992. Subpoenas; punishment upon refusal to obey
The secretary, any referee,1 and any member of the board shall have the power to issue subpoenas to require the attendance of witnesses and/or the production of books, documents, and papers pertinent to any hearing. Any witness who refuses to obey such summons or subpoenas, or who refuses to be sworn or affirmed to testify, or who is guilty of any contempt after notice to appear, may be punished as for contempt of court, and, for this purpose, an application may be made to any court of common pleas within whose territorial jurisdiction the offense was committed, for which purpose such court is hereby given jurisdiction.


1915, June 2, P.L. 736, No. 338, art. IV, § 436, added 1972, Feb. 8, P.L. 25, No. 12, § 3.


Reference to “referee” deemed to be reference to “workers' compensation judge”, pursuant to 1996, June 24, P.L. 350, No. 57, § 31.
77 P.S. § 992, PA ST 77 P.S. § 992
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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