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Chapter 386

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  386.470.  Immunity of witnesses to prosecution. — No person shall be excused from testifying or from producing any books or papers in any investigation or inquiry by or upon any hearing before the commission or any commissioner, when ordered to do so by the commission, upon the ground that the testimony or evidence, books or documents required of him may tend to incriminate him or subject him to penalty or forfeiture, but no person shall be prosecuted, punished or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture for or on account of any act, transaction, matter or thing concerning which he shall under oath have testified or produced documentary evidence; provided, however, that no person so testifying shall be exempt from prosecution or punishment for any perjury committed by him in his testimony.  Nothing herein contained is intended to give, or shall be construed as in any manner giving unto any corporation immunity of any kind.


(RSMo 1939 § 5704)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 5248; 1919 § 10536

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