A person may not be compelled under an order issued under subsection (a) to give testimony or a statement, or to produce a document or other thing, in violation of any legally applicable right or privilege.
15 U.S. Code § 6203. Jurisdiction of district courts of United States
(a) Authority of district courtsOn the application of the Attorney General made in accordance with an antitrust mutual assistance agreement in effect under this chapter, the United States district court for the district in which a person resides, is found, or transacts business may order such person to give testimony or a statement, or to produce a document or other thing, to the Attorney General to assist a foreign antitrust authority with respect to which such agreement is in effect under this chapter—
in enforcing any of such foreign antitrust laws.
(b) Contents of order
(1) Use of appointee to receive evidence
A person appointed under subparagraph (A) shall have power to administer any necessary oath and to take such testimony or such statement.
(2) Practice and procedure
An order issued under subsection (a) may prescribe the practice and procedure for taking testimony and statements and for producing documents and other things.
(c) Rights and privileges preserved
(d) Voluntary conduct
References in Text
The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, referred to in subsec. (b)(2)(C), are classified to Title 28, Appendix, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.