25-1229. Subpoena; disobedience; refusal to testify or sign deposition; contempt.

Disobedience of a subpoena, or a refusal to be sworn, or to answer as a witness, or to subscribe a deposition, when lawfully ordered, may be punished as a contempt of the court or officer by whom his attendance or testimony is required.

Source:R.S.1867, Code § 356, p. 453; R.S.1913, § 7921; C.S.1922, § 8863; C.S.1929, § 20-1229; R.S.1943, § 25-1229.