Alaska Statutes.
Title 24. Legislature
Chapter 55. Office of the Ombudsman
Section 170. Powers.
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AS 24.55.170. Powers.

(a) Subject to the privileges that witnesses have in the courts of this state, the ombudsman may compel by subpoena, at a specified time and place, the

(1) appearance and sworn testimony of a person who the ombudsman reasonably believes may be able to give information relating to a matter under investigation; and

(2) production by a person of a record or object that the ombudsman reasonably believes may relate to the matter under investigation.

(b) If a person refuses to comply with a subpoena issued under (a) of this section, the superior court may, on application of the ombudsman, compel obedience by proceedings for contempt in the same manner as in the case of disobedience to the requirements of a subpoena issued by the court or refusal to testify in the court.


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