7 CFR 1.653 - How may a party use a deposition in the hearing?
(1) Was present or represented at the taking of the deposition; or
(2) Had reasonable notice of the taking of the deposition.
(2) The ALJ will exclude from evidence any question and response to which an objection:
(i) Was noted at the taking of the deposition; and
(ii) Would have been sustained if the witness had been personally present and testifying at a hearing.
(3) If a party offers only part of a deposition in evidence:
(ii) Any other party may introduce any other parts.
(c)Videotaped deposition. If the deposition was recorded on videotape and is admitted into evidence, relevant portions will be played during the hearing and transcribed into the record by the reporter.