compel attendance

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Ensure that the commission of inquiry acts in accordance with best practices for investigations into serious crimes under international law; that it has powers to compel attendance and cooperation of witnesses; and that its reports are promptly made public.
But courts cannot compel attendance, much less vociferous cheering and players' consequent gratification, at high school basketball games, whatever the gender of the players.
Local MP David Kidney (Lab Stafford) said: "I am able to welcome the inquiry as announced because of the clear statement from the Ministers that if the inquiry is obstructed in any way they will convert it into a public inquiry with powers to compel attendance and give evidence.
A king-appointed royal commission would have the power to summon witnesses, compel attendance and provide immunity to witnesses.
Most franchise executives do not relish spending an entire day or longer in a mediator's chambers, but the courts have good reason to exercise their authority to compel attendance.
Mr Blackley said that, in any case, the subpoena could not necessarily have forced Sankey to attend the trial"Under UK law, a foreign summons has no legal power to compel attendance at court.
3) that the defendant has the fight to plead not guilty or to persist in that plea if it has already been made and that the defendant has the fight to be tried by a jury and at that trial has the fight to the assistance of counsel, the right to compel attendance of witnesses on his or her behalf, the right to confront and cross-examine witnesses against him or her, and the right not to be compelled to incriminate himself or herself;
The court determined that free exercise of religion allows the government to have compulsory schooling laws but does not allow the government to compel attendance by all children at a government school.
As opposed to the government-appointed panel that has no legal authority, a royal commission appointed by the king under the Commissions of Enquiry Act, 1950 and reporting directly to the king has the power to summon witnesses, compel attendance and provide immunity to witnesses.