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Rule 14-702. Board - generalpowers.

(a) Admission to the Bar. The Board shall recommend and certify to theSupreme Court for admission to the Bar persons who possess the necessaryqualifications of learning, ability and character which are a prerequisite tothe privilege of engaging in the Practice of Law, and who fulfill therequirements for admission to the Bar as provided by this article.

(b) Subpoena power. The Executive Director, the General Counsel and theDeputy General Counsel shall have power to issue subpoenas for the attendanceof witnesses or for the production of documentary evidence before the Board orbefore anyone authorized to act on its behalf.

(c) Administration of oaths. Members of the Board, the ExecutiveDirector and their designees shall have power to administer oaths infurtherance of this article.

(d) Taking of testimony. Members of the Board, the Executive Directorand their designees shall have the power to take testimony in furtherance ofthis article.

(e) Regulations. The Board is empowered to appoint committees orpersons who may adopt and enforce reasonable regulations and policies in furtheranceof this article.

(f) Waiver of rules. Neither the Bar nor its representatives hasauthority to waive any rule. Waiver of any rule may only be obtained bypetitioning the Supreme Court.