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  540.190.  Refusal to testify — proceedings. — If any witness, appearing before a grand jury, refuses to testify or to answer any interrogatories in the course of his examination, the fact and the question refused shall be communicated to the court in writing.  The court shall thereupon determine whether the witness is bound to answer or not, and the grand jury shall be immediately informed of the decision.


(RSMo 1939 § 3916, A.L. 1989 S.B. 127, et al.)

Prior revisions: 1929 § 3527; 1919 § 3872; 1909 § 5080

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