(a) Issuance. At the request of a party, the administrative law judge shall issue a subpoena requiring the attendance of a witness at a discovery deposition under paragraph (a) of this section. The attendance of a witness may be required from any place in any state or territory that is subject to the jurisdiction of the United States or as otherwise permitted by law.
(b) Service—(1) Methods of service. The party requesting the subpoena must serve it on the person named therein, or on that person's counsel, by any of the methods identified in § 19.11(d).
(2) Proof of service. The party serving the subpoena must file proof of service with the administrative law judge.
(c) Motion to quash. A person named in a subpoena may file a motion to quash or modify the subpoena. A statement of the reasons for the motion must accompany it and a copy of the motion must be served on the party which requested the subpoena. The motion must be made prior to the time for compliance specified in the subpoena and not more than ten days after the date of service of the subpoena, or if the subpoena is served within 15 days of the hearing, within five days after the date of service.
(d) Enforcement of deposition subpoena. Enforcement of a deposition subpoena shall be in accordance with the procedures of § 19.27(d).
[56 FR 38028, Aug. 9, 1991, as amended at 61 FR 20338, May 6, 1996]
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