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Session Laws, 1945
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6. The president of the said Board, provided in Section 4
of this sub-title, shall have power to summon witnesses, en-
force their attendance and administer oaths and hear and
determine the matter in dispute, and within three days after
the investigation render a decision thereon, a copy of which
shall be furnished each party to the dispute, and shall be final.

7. In all such cases of dispute, as aforesaid, as in all other
cases, if the parties mutually agree that the matter in dispute
shall be arbitrated and determined in a mode different from
the one hereby prescribed, such agreement shall be valid, and
the award and determination thereon by either mode of arbi-
tration shall be final and conclusive between the parties. It
shall be lawful in all cases for an employer or employee, by
writing under his hand, to authorize any person to act for him
in submitting to arbitration and attending the same.

8. The Board of Arbitration shall employ a clerk at each
session of the Board, who shall receive three dollars per day
for his services, to be paid, upon the approval of the Commis-
sioner out of the funds appropriated for the expenses of the

9. Should the Commissioner or the person deputized by him,
as aforesaid, fail to mediate or secure the consent of the par-
ties to the controversy or dispute to submit the matter to arbi-
tration, then the said Commissioner or the person deputized by
him, as aforesaid, shall proceed to thoroughly investigate the
cause of the dispute or controversy; he shall have the authority
to summon both parties to appear before him and take their
statements, in writing, or under oath, and having ascertained
which party is, in his judgment, mainly responsible and blame-
worthy for the continuance of said controversy or dispute, shall
publish a report in some daily newspaper, assigning such re-
sponsibility or blame, over his official signature.

10. For the purpose of the investigation, as aforesaid, the
Commissioner or such person as he may deputize in writing, as
aforesaid, shall have power to administer oaths, to issue sum-
mons for the attendance of witnesses, to enforce the attend-
ance of witnesses, production of papers and books, to the same
extent that power is possessed by courts of record or judges
thereof in this State.

11. All information of a personal character or pertaining
to the private business of any person, firm or corporation, or
which might have a tendency to expose the profits or methods
of doing business by any person, firm or corporation, coming
to the knowledge of the Commissioner or person deputized by


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