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Person may be examined without subpoena or other process

    (1)     The court may order a person who—

        (a)     is present at the hearing of a proceeding; and

        (b)     is compellable to give evidence in the proceeding;

to give evidence and to produce documents or things even if a subpoena or other process requiring the person to attend for that purpose has not been served on the person.

    (2)     A person ordered to give evidence or to produce documents or things is subject to the same penalties and liabilities as if the person had been served with a subpoena or other process.

    (3)     A party who inspects a document or thing produced to the court because of subsection (1) need not use the document in evidence.

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