MODOC COUNTY AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT
RULE 5.5 - RULES OF EVIDENCE AND PROCEDURE
(Amended January 15, 1989)
- Oral evidence may be taken on oath or affirmation.
- Each party shall have the right to call and examine witnesses, to introduce exhibits, to cross-examine opposing
witness on any matter relevant to the issues, and to rebut the evidence against him/her.
- The hearing need not be conducted according to technical rules relating to evidence and procedure. Any relevant
evidence shall be admitted if it is the sort of evidence on which responsible persons are accustomed to rely in
the conduct of serious affairs. Hearsay evidence may be used for the purpose of supplementing or explaining any
direct evidence but shall not be sufficient in itself to support a finding unless it would be admissible over objection
in civil actions. The rules of privilege shall be effective to the same extent that they are now or hereafter may
be recognized in civil actions, and irrelevant and unduly repetitious evidence shall be excluded.