Definition of Subpoena ad testificandum

1. Noun. A writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court.

Exact synonyms: Subpoena
Generic synonyms: Judicial Writ, Writ
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Derivative terms: Subpoena



Definition of Subpoena ad testificandum

1. Noun. (legal) A writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness at a judicial proceeding; disobedience may be punishable as a contempt of court ¹

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Literary usage of Subpoena ad testificandum

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1. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence as Administered in England and Ireland by John Pitt Taylor (1887)
"... the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents are now enforced by the ordinary writs of subpoena ad testificandum and subpoena duces ..."

2. An Elementary View of the Proceedings in a Suit in Equity: With an Appendix by Sylvester Joseph Hunter, George Woodford Lawrance (1867)
"subpoena ad testificandum. VICTORIA, etc., To greeting. "We command you that, laying all other matters aside, and notwithstanding any excuse, you personally ..."

3. The New Instructor Clericalis: Stating the Authority, Jurisdiction, and by John Impey (1818)
"... to bring them to give their testimony; which process is by writ of subpoena ad testificandum, the form whereof is as follows: George the third, ifec. ..."

4. Pleading and Practice of the High Court of Chancery by Edmund Robert Daniell, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins, Thomas Emerson Headlam (1865)
"... •only whose attendance can be depended upon.4 A subpoena ad testificandum before Commissioners is in the same form as a subpoena ad testificandum before ..."

5. Pleading and Practice of the High Court of Chancery by Edmund Robert Daniell, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins, Thomas Emerson Headlam (1846)
"A subpoena ad testificandum before Commissioners is in the same Attendance of form as a subpoena ad testificandum before the Examiner (1), ..."

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