Indiana Code - Criminal Law and Procedure - Title 35, Section 35-37-5-3
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Subpoena; persons imprisoned or institutionalized within this state
Sec. 3. (a) When the testimony of a person who is imprisoned or
institutionalized within this state is necessary in any criminal
proceeding, the subpoena shall be delivered or mailed to the official
in charge of the institution.
(b) The official in charge of the institution shall bring the witness
named in the subpoena before the court at the time and place
specified and hold him until he is discharged by the court. When so
discharged, the witness shall be returned to the custody of such
official and returned to the institution. The official in charge of the
institution may request from the court issuing the subpoena such
assistance as he deems proper for the safe transportation of the
(c) When such witness is in attendance upon any court, he may be
placed, for safe-keeping, in the jail of the county or any other
suitable place pursuant to an order of the court. The county in which
the proceeding is pending shall pay the actual and necessary expense
of producing, keeping, and returning such witness.
As added by P.L.311-1983, SEC.2.
Last modified: May 25, 2006