Sec. 10. (a) The Indiana board may file an affidavit with a circuit court, superior court,
or probate court of this state if:
(1) the Indiana board has requested that a person give information or produce books
or records; and
(2) the person has not complied with the request.
(b) An affidavit filed under subsection (a) must state that the person has not complied
with the request of the Indiana board to give information or produce books or records.
(c) When an affidavit is filed under subsection (a), the circuit court, superior court,
or probate court shall issue a writ that directs the person to appear at the office
of the Indiana board and to give the requested information or produce the requested
books or records. The appropriate county sheriff shall serve the writ. Disobedience of the writ is punishable as a contempt of the court that issued the
(d) If a writ is issued under this section, the cost incurred in filing the affidavit,
in the issuance of the writ, and in the service of the writ shall be charged to the
person against whom the writ is issued. If a writ is not issued, all costs shall be charged to the county in which the circuit
court, superior court, or probate court proceedings are held, and the board of commissioners
of that county shall allow a claim for the costs.
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