Maine Revised Statutes

§473. Contempt

No witness shall be punished for contempt of an investigating committee unless the court finds: [1975, c. 593, §3 (NEW).]

1. Conduct.  That the conduct of the witness amounted to contempt;
[ 1975, c. 593, §3 (NEW) .]
2. Certain requirements.  That the requirements of sections 424, 430, 453 and 454 have been complied with; and
[ 1975, c. 593, §3 (NEW) .]
3. Citations.  That in the case of:
A. A citation for failure to comply with a subpoena, the requirements of section 423 have been complied with; [1975, c. 593, §3 (NEW).]
B. A citation for failure to testify in response to a request for his testimony challenged as not pertinent to the subject matter and scope of the investigation, the requirements of sections 412 and 453 have been complied with and the request was pertinent as explained; [1975, c. 593, §3 (NEW).]
C. A citation for failure to testify in response to a request for his testimony on grounds of privilege, the requirements of section 457 have been complied with. [1975, c. 593, §3 (NEW).]
[ 1975, c. 593, §3 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 593, §3 (NEW).