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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 24. Legislature
- Chapter 25. Witnesses; Subpoena; Contempt
- Section 70. Grant of Immunity On Claim of Privilege of Self-Incrimination.
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AS 24.25.070. Grant of Immunity On Claim of Privilege of Self-Incrimination.
- (a) A person called as a witness before the senate, house of representatives, or a committee of either or both, who
refuses to answer any question or to produce any book, paper, or document relating to the matter under inquiry, on the
ground that the answer or the production may tend to incriminate the person, may be granted immunity from punishment
for the offense to which the question or evidence relates by resolution of the house that is conducting the inquiry.
The resolution shall be entered upon its journal, and the witness may then be compelled to answer the question or
produce the evidence.
- (b) If a witness is granted immunity and compelled to testify or produce evidence after claiming the privilege of
self-incrimination, the witness may not thereafter be prosecuted in any court for the offense to which the question or
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