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Chapter 6. Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
Subchapter 8. Garment Manufacturers
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§13652. Rights of Parties at Hearing; Taking of Evidence; and Rules of Procedure.

(a) Each party to a hearing shall have the right to appear in person and by counsel; to call and examine witnesses and cross-examine opposing witnesses on any matter relevant to the issues even though that matter was not covered in the direct examination; to impeach any witness regardless of which party first called the witness to testify; to rebut evidence; and to introduce documentary exhibits and other evidence.

(b) Oral evidence shall be taken only on oath or affirmation.

(c) The hearing proceedings shall be electronically recorded. In lieu of or supplemental to an electronic recording, the hearing officer shall allow a party to have the proceedings transcribed by a court reporter, provided that the court reporter furnish the Labor Commissioner with a certified copy of the transcript as soon as it is prepared, and that the party requesting that the proceedings be transcribed pay the cost of all transcripts.


Authority cited: Section 2672, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 2673.1(m), 2675(a)(2), 2679(b) and 2681, Labor Code.


1. Amendment of section and Note filed 9-9-2002; operative 10-9-2002 (Register 2002, No. 37).

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