Cal. Code Regs. Tit. 8, § 20255 - Refusal of a Witness to Answer
The refusal of a witness at any hearing to answer any question which has been ruled proper shall, in the discretion of the administrative law judge, be grounds for striking all testimony previously given by such witness on related matters and/or for making such inferences as may be appropriate under the circumstances, unless the refusal to answer is privileged.
Note: Authority cited: Section 1144, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 1160.2 and 1160.3, Labor Code.
2. Amendment of section filed 9-20-91; operative 10-21-91 (Register 92, No. 4).
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