If a person refuses, or is unable of their own free will, to produce documents or give evidence in an arbitration a party may request the Court to issue a subpoena in an arbitration directed to that person.

A subpoena in an arbitration is a legal document issued by the Court at the request of a party to an arbitration. A subpoena in an arbitration compels a person to produce documents or give evidence at an arbitration.

There are three types of subpoena in an arbitration:

  • a subpoena for production
  • a subpoena to give evidence, and
  • a subpoena for production and to give evidence.

Fees

Subpoenas attract a filing fee. For more information see the Court Fees brochure.

Making copies of the form for filing, service and yourself

The completed and signed original of the form is filed at the Court. Before you file it you must also make sufficient copies to have one for each person to be served and a copy for your own records.

Who you serve

The person named in the subpoena, ie. the person you want to comply with the subpoena.

How you serve

See the brochure Subpoena in an Arbitration - Information for a person requesting the issue of a subpoena in an arbitration for details about service requirements and specific time limits for service. The Service Kit provide instructions.

What is filed in response

A named person can file the Notice of Objection - Subpoena in an Arbitration which is at the end of the Subpoena in an Arbitration.

In completing a Court form, you must*

Complete the form by typing or hand printing in ink.

 

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