§57-5-6. Commitment to jail of person attending but refusing to
testify or produce writing.
If a person, after being served with such summons, shall
attend and yet refuse to be sworn, or to give evidence, or to
produce any writing or document required, he may by order of the
court whose clerk issued said summons, or of the person before whom
he was summoned to attend, be committed to jail, there to remain
until he shall, in custody of the jailer, give such evidence or
produce such writing or document.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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