subpoena ad testificandum


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Noun1.subpoena ad testificandum - 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
judicial writ, writ - (law) a legal document issued by a court or judicial officer
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The burden to establish that a subpoena ad testificandum imposes an undue burden is on the party opposing its command.
In a statement, Diokno said he has sought for a reschedule of the hearing, stressing that officials of the Department of Budget and Management have the right to proper notice and "a fair and just hearing." He said the Subpoena Ad Testificandum signed by House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (Pampanga) and Committee on Appropriations chair Rep.
'The Subpoena Ad Testificandum signed by House Speaker Arroyo and Committee on Appropriations chair Rep.
He said the Subpoena Ad Testificandum was received by the DBM at 11 am, Thursday morning with the hearing scheduled the next day, Friday at 10 am.