(1) Has been duly subpoenaed to appear as a witness or to produce books and records before a court-martial or court of inquiry, or before any military or civil officer designated to take a deposition to be read in evidence before such a court;
(2) Has been duly paid or tendered the fees and mileage of a witness at the rates allowed to witnesses attending a criminal court of the state; and
(3) Willfully neglects or refuses to appear, or refuses to qualify as a witness or to testify or to produce any evidence which that person may have been legally subpoenaed to produce; may be
punished by the military court in the same manner as a criminal court of the state.
(b) The fees and mileage of witnesses shall be advanced or paid out of the appropriations for the compensation of witnesses.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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