TITLE 9
Courts and Civil Procedure–Procedure Generally

CHAPTER 9-15
Referees, Auditors, And Masters In Chancery

SECTION 9-15-20


§ 9-15-20 Protection of parties and witnesses in referred matters.

Masters in chancery, auditors, and referees shall have the same power to issue writs of protection to parties and witnesses in matters pending before them as is possessed by the courts from which they derive their appointment, and the signing of such writs by any one master, auditor, or referee, who has been duly sworn, shall be sufficient.

History of Section.
(C.P.A. 1905, § 425; G.L. 1909, ch. 293, § 20; G.L. 1923, ch. 343, § 20; G.L. 1938, ch. 532, § 20; G.L. 1956, § 9-15-20.)