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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

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Title 13 : Crimes and Criminal Procedure

Chapter 161 : Inquests as to Criminal Matters

Subchapter 002 : Inquests as to Criminal Matters

(Cite as: 13 V.S.A. § 5132)
  • § 5132. Procedure

    A judge may issue necessary process to bring witnesses before him or her to give evidence in any matter there under investigation. The witnesses shall be sworn and paid the same fees as witnesses in the Criminal Division of the Superior Court. A judge so conducting an inquest shall not be disqualified from trying the cause that was the subject of inquiry at such inquest. (Amended 1973, No. 249 (Adj. Sess.), § 51, eff. April 9, 1974; 2009, No. 154, § 238.)