A taxing officer may, for the purpose of the taxation of costs under this Division, do any of the following:
(a) summon and examine witnesses either orally or on affidavit;
(b) administer oaths;
(c) direct or require the production of books, papers and documents;
(d) issue subpoenas;
(e) make separate or interim certificates of taxation.
Note: Taxing officer is defined in the Dictionary.