The Advocates' Welfare Fund Act, 2001
31. Power to summon witnesses and take evidence.-
The Trustee Committee and the State Bar Council shall, for the purpose of any enquiry under this Act, have the same powers as are vested in a civil court while trying a suit under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908) in respect of the following matters, namely:-
a. enforcing the attendance of any person or examining him on oath;
b. requiring the discovery and production of documents;
c. receiving evidence on affidavit;
d. issuing commissions for the examination of witnesses;
e. any other matter which may be prescribed.