Rule 14-702. Board - general powers.

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

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

(c) Administration of oaths. Members of the Board, the Executive Director and their designees shall have power to administer oaths in furtherance of this article.

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

(e) Regulations. The Board is empowered to appoint committees or persons who may adopt and enforce reasonable regulations and policies in furtherance of this article.

(f) Waiver of rules. Neither the Bar nor its representatives has authority to waive any rule. Waiver of any rule may only be obtained by petitioning the Supreme Court.