2017 ORS 136.575¹
Forms of subpoenas

Subpoenas authorized by ORS 136.557 (Issuance of subpoena by magistrate for witnesses at preliminary examination) to 136.567 (Issuance of subpoena for witnesses for defendant) shall be substantially in the following form:

(1) By a magistrate:

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To A______ B______:

You are hereby commanded to appear before C. D., (adding the name of office and place of jurisdiction), at (naming the place), on (stating the day and hour), as a witness on the examination of a criminal charge against E. F. on behalf of (the state, city or the defendant, as the case may be).

Dated the ___ day of______, 2___.

G. H.

(Adding the name of office and place of jurisdiction, as in the body of the subpoena.)

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(2) By the district attorney:

______________________________________________________________________________

To A______ B______:

You are hereby commanded to appear before (the grand jury of the County of ______ or the Circuit Court for the County of______, as the case may be), at (naming the place), on (stating the day and hour), as a witness (before the grand jury or in a criminal action prosecuted by the State of Oregon against E. F., as the case may be).

Dated the ___ day of______, 2___.

G. H., District Attorney.

______________________________________________________________________________

(3) By the city attorney:

______________________________________________________________________________

CITY OF ______

To A______ B______:

You are hereby commanded to appear before the Municipal Court for the City of______, at (naming the place), on (stating the day and hour), as a witness in a criminal action prosecuted by the City of ______ against E. F.

Dated the ___ day of______, 2___.

G. H., City Attorney.

______________________________________________________________________________

(4) By the clerk:

______________________________________________________________________________

To A______ B______:

You are hereby commanded to appear before the Circuit Court for the County of ______ at (naming the place), on (stating the day and hour), as a witness in a criminal action prosecuted by the State of Oregon against E. F. on behalf of the defendant.

Witness my name and the seal of said court, affixed at______, the ___ day of______, 2___.

G. H., Clerk.

______________________________________________________________________________

(5) By the clerk of a municipal court:

______________________________________________________________________________

CITY OF ______

To A______ B______:

You are hereby commanded to appear before the Municipal Court for the City of ______ at (naming the place), on (stating the day and hour), as a witness in a criminal action prosecuted by the City of ______ against E. F. on behalf of the defendant.

Witness my name and seal of said court, affixed at______, the ___ day of______, 2___.

G. H., Clerk.

______________________________________________________________________________

(6) By an attorney of record of a defendant:

______________________________________________________________________________

To A______ B______:

You are hereby commanded to appear before (the Circuit Court for the County of ______ or the Municipal Court for the City of ______, as the case may be) at (naming the place), on (stating the day and hour), as a witness in a criminal action prosecuted by the (State of Oregon or the City of______, as the case may be) against E. F. on behalf of the defendant.

Dated the ___ day of______, 2___.

G. H., Attorney of Record of Defendant.

______________________________________________________________________________ [Formerly 139.070; 1977 c.746 §6; 1981 c.174 §2]

See annota­tions under ORS 139.070 in permanent edi­tion.

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 136—Criminal Trials, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors136.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2017, Chapter 136, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano136.­html (2017) (last ac­cessed Mar. 30, 2018).
 
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