MONOPOLIES AND TRADE PRACTICES
CONSUMER PROTECTION ACT
48-611. Investigative demand by attorney general — Report required. (1) When the attorney general has reason to believe that a person has engaged in, is engaging in, or is about to engage in any act or practice declared to be unlawful by this act, he may execute in writing and cause to be served upon any person who is believed to have information, documentary material or physical evidence relevant to the alleged or suspected violation, an investigative demand requiring such person to furnish a report in writing setting forth the relevant facts and circumstances of which he has knowledge, or to appear and testify or to produce relevant documentary material or physical evidence for examination, at such reasonable time and place as may be stated in the investigative demand, concerning the advertisement, sale or offering for sale of any goods or services or the conduct of any trade or commerce that is the subject matter of the investigation. The return date in said investigative demand shall be not less than twenty (20) days after serving of the demand.
(2) At any time before the return date specified in an investigative demand, or within twenty (20) days after the demand has been served, whichever period is shorter, a petition to extend the return date, or to modify or set aside the demand, stating good cause, may be filed in the district court of the county where the person served with the demand resides or has his principal place of business or in the district court in Ada County.
[48-611, added 1971, ch. 181, sec. 12, p. 847; am. 1993, ch. 102, sec. 4, p. 260.]