Or. Admin. R. 438-007-0022 - Manner of Taking Testimony of Lay Witnesses

(1) Testimony of lay witnesses shall be taken by personal appearance of the witness before the Administrative Law Judge at the hearing.
(2) When a lay witness is unable to attend the hearing due to extraordinary circumstances beyond the control of the party offering the testimony and the testimony of the witness cannot be taken by deposition, the Administrative Law Judge may allow testimony to be taken in any manner that will afford substantial justice and insure a complete and accurate record of all examination and testimony.


Or. Admin. R. 438-007-0022
WCB 6-1987(Temp), f. & ef. 12-18-87; WCB 1-1988, f. & ef. 6-1-88; WCB 2-1989, f. 3-3-89, ef. 4-1-89; WCB 2-1995, f. 11-13-95, cert. ef. 1-1-96

Stat. Auth.: ORS 656.307, ORS 656.388, ORS 656.593 & ORS 656.726(4)

Stats. Implemented: ORS 656.726(2)(d)

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