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Parent Directions from the Tribunal to the General Secretary re Summoning of Witnesses
Date June 1946
Language English
Collection Tavenner Papers & IMTFE Official Records
Box Box 3
Folder General Reports and Memoranda from June 1946
Repository University of Virginia Law Library
necessary to permit the server of the summons to travel from Tokyo to the place where the witness resides or may be found, and for the witness to travel from the place where he will be served with the summons, to Tokyo, before the witness’ attendance before the Tribunal is required. (c)The summons shall be in the English language and should the native language of the witness be other than English the translation of the summons in the witness’ language shall be served with the copy of the summons, and the return of service shall recite that fact. (d)Upon application and for good cause shown, the President of the Tribunal may direct by indorsement upon the request for the issuance of summons that the application shall not be open for inspection, in which event the application shall be sequestered and kept secret until the further order of the President of the Tribunal. (e)After the summons to testify has been issued, the same may be delivered, together with a copy thereof, to the party requesting the issuance thereof, for service. (f)The service of summons may be made by any competent person whether or not such person is -2-