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DIVISION 2. WATER [1000 - 5976]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

PART 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS [1000 - 1126.2]

  ( Part 1 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

CHAPTER 3. Witnesses and Production of Evidence [1075 - 1106]

  ( Chapter 3 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

ARTICLE 2. Attendance and Fees [1080 - 1086]
  ( Article 2 enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368. )

1080.
  

The board may administer oaths and issue subpenas for the attendance and giving of testimony by witnesses and for the production of evidence in any proceeding in any part of the State.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932.)

1081.
  

Each witness who appears by order of the board shall receive for his attendance the same fees and mileage allowed by law to witnesses in civil cases, which shall be paid by the party at whose request the witness is subpenaed.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932.)

1082.
  

When any witness who has not been required to attend at the request of any party is subpenaed by the board his fees and mileage shall be paid from the funds appropriated for the use of the board and available for the purpose.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932.)

1083.
  

Any witness subpenaed, except one whose fees and mileage are payable from the funds of the board, may, at the time of service, demand the fees to which he is entitled for travel to and from the place at which he is required to appear and one day’s attendance.

(Amended by Stats. 1957, Ch. 1932.)

1084.
  

If the witness demands the fees to which he is entitled at the time of service and they are not at that time paid or tendered he shall not be required to attend as directed in the subpena.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

1085.
  

All fees and mileage to which any witness is entitled under the provisions of this chapter may be collected by action therefor instituted by the person to whom they are payable.

(Enacted by Stats. 1943, Ch. 368.)

1086.
  

No witness shall be compelled to attend as a witness before the board under this division out of the county in which he resides, unless the distance is less than 150 miles from his place of residence to the place of hearing, except that the board, upon affidavit of any party showing that the testimony of such witness is material and necessary, may indorse on the subpoena an order requiring the attendance of such witness.

(Amended by Stats. 1959, Ch. 667.)

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