(225 ILCS 310/16) (from Ch. 111, par. 8216)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2027)
    Sec. 16. Hearings. At the time and place fixed in the notice under Section 14, the Board shall proceed to hear the charges and both the registrant and the complainant shall be accorded ample opportunity to present in person, or by counsel, such statements, testimony, evidence, and arguments as may be pertinent to the charges or to their defense. The Board may continue the hearing from time to time. If the Board is not sitting at the time and place fixed in the notice or at the time and place to which the hearing has been continued, the Department shall continue the hearing for a period not to exceed 30 days.
    The Board and Department have power to subpoena and bring before the Board any person in this State and to take testimony either orally or by deposition, or both, with the same fees and mileage and in the same manner as prescribed for civil actions in this State.
    The Director and any member of the Board have power to administer oaths at any hearing which the Department or Board is authorized by law to conduct.
(Source: P.A. 86-1404.)