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Merchant Seamen Compensation Act

Version of section 17 from 2002-12-31 to 2013-10-29:

Marginal note:Witnesses and documents

  •  (1) In any matter or thing arising under this Act, the Board has the power of summoning before it any witnesses, and of requiring them to give evidence on oath, or on solemn affirmation if they are persons entitled to affirm in civil matters, and orally or in writing, and to produce such documents and things as the Board deems requisite.

  • Marginal note:Idem

    (2) The Board has the same power to enforce the attendance of witnesses and to compel them to give evidence as is vested in any court of record in civil cases.

  • R.S., c. M-11, s. 16

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