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2010 Florida Statutes

Witnesses, subpoenas, depositions.
F.S. 682.08

Witnesses, subpoenas, depositions.


Arbitrators, or an umpire authorized to hear and decide the cause upon failure of the arbitrators to agree upon an award, in the course of her or his jurisdiction, may issue subpoenas for the attendance of witnesses and for the production of books, records, documents and other evidence, and shall have the power to administer oaths. Subpoenas so issued shall be served, and upon application to the court by a party to the arbitration or the arbitrators, or the umpire, enforced in the manner provided by law for the service and enforcement of subpoenas in a civil action.


On application of a party to the arbitration and for use as evidence, the arbitrators, or the umpire in the course of her or his jurisdiction, may permit a deposition to be taken, in the manner and upon the terms designated by them or her or him of a witness who cannot be subpoenaed or is unable to attend the hearing.


All provisions of law compelling a person under subpoena to testify are applicable.


Fees for attendance as a witness shall be the same as for a witness in the circuit court.


s. 7, ch. 57-402; s. 12, ch. 67-254; s. 726, ch. 97-102.


Former s. 57.17.