621-4 Compelling attendance. Upon nonattendance of witnesses duly summoned, the service of the writ being proved, the court shall have summary power to cause their attendance and to punish them for contempt. [L 1876, c 32, 3; RL 1925, 2565; RL 1935, 3813; RL 1945, 9824; RL 1955, 222-4; HRS 621-4; am L 1972, c 104, 1(b)]

 

Rules of Court

 

See HRCP rule 45(f); DCRCP rule 45(f).

 

Case Notes

 

Compelling attendance by attachment. 10 H. 379, 383 (1896).

Where defendant acted diligently to procure material witnesses and they fail to appear, case should be continued. 56 H. 452, 540 P.2d 63 (1975).

 

 

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