Securities Regulation

ORS 59.830
Self-incrimination by witness

  • immunity from prosecution

No person shall be excused from attending and testifying, or producing any book, paper or other document before any court or magistrate, upon any trial, investigation or proceeding initiated by the district attorney, grand jury or court for a violation of any of the provisions of ORS 59.730 (Making contract involving securities without intending a bona fide sale or purchase) to 59.810 (Delivery to customer of true statement of purchase or sale made by broker), upon the ground that the testimony or evidence, documentary or otherwise, required of the person may tend to convict the person of a crime or subject the person to a penalty or forfeiture. However, no person shall be prosecuted or subjected to any penalty or forfeiture for or on account of any transaction, matter or thing concerning which the person may so testify or produce evidence, documentary or otherwise, and no testimony so given or produced shall be received against the person in any criminal action, suit or proceeding, investigation, inquisition or inquiry.

Law Review Citations

51 OLR 573 (1972)

Chapter 59

Notes of Decisions

Public policy does not prohibit nonculpable corporate directors held liable under this chapter from seeking indemnification from persons actually responsible for the wrongful issuance of unregistered securities. Collins v. Fitzwater, 277 Or 401, 560 P2d 1074 (1977)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Additional real estate license not required where security sold is interest in limited partnership to invest in real estate, (1978) Vol 38, p 1971


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