§ 28-27-24.1. Compelling obedience to subpoenas.
In case of failure of any person to comply with any subpoena lawfully issued or subpoena duces tecum, or on the refusal of any witness to testify to any matter regarding which he or she may be lawfully interrogated, it shall be the duty of the district court or any judge of the district court, on application by the director, to compel obedience by proceedings in the nature of those for contempt.
(P.L. 1990, ch. 102, § 2.)