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Every judicial officer has power:
(1) to preserve and enforce order in his immediate presence, and in proceedings before him, when he is engaged in the performance of official duty;
(2) to compel obedience to his lawful orders as provided by law;
(3) to compel the attendance of persons to testify in a proceeding before him in the cases and manner provided by law;
(4) to administer oaths to persons in a proceeding pending before him, and in all other cases where it may be necessary in the exercise of his powers and duties; and
(5) punish for contempt as provided by law to enforce compliance with Subsections (1) through (4).
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Utah Code Title 78A. Judiciary and Judicial Administration § 78A-2-218. Powers of every judicial officer--Contempt - last updated May 05, 2022 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ut/title-78a-judiciary-and-judicial-administration/ut-code-sect-78a-2-218.html
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