N.Y. Criminal Procedure Law Section 680.30
Examination of witnesses on commission

  • application by people for examination of witnesses


Upon granting the defendant’s application for issuance of a commission, the court may, upon application of the people, determine that the commission shall also authorize examination of a person or persons designated by the people, who reside in the jurisdiction in which the examination proceeding is to occur, if it is satisfied that such person or persons possess material information, reside outside the state and otherwise meet the standards for examination of witnesses on a commission as prescribed in subdivision one of section 680.20.


Such application and the moving papers must be in writing, must be subscribed and sworn to by the district attorney, and copies thereof must be served upon the defendant and his attorney, with reasonable notice and opportunity to be heard. The moving papers must contain all of the allegations required upon a defendant’s application, as specified in subdivision two of section 680.20.

Source: Section 680.30 — Examination of witnesses on commission; application by people for examination of witnesses, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/CPL/680.­30 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 8, 2024).

Jun. 8, 2024

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Sep. 22, 2014

§ 680.30’s source at nysenate​.gov

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