(1) The hearing will be conducted before the impartial hearing officer in the following order:
(a) statement and evidence of the petitioner or other party in support of its action;
(b) statement and evidence of the respondent in support of its action;
(c) rebuttal testimony;
(d) closing arguments beginning with petitioner and ending with respondent.
(2) The order of procedure may be changed by order of the impartial hearing officer upon a showing of good cause.
(3) Each party shall have the right to conduct cross-examinations for a full and true disclosure of the facts, including the right to cross-examine the authority of any document prepared by or on behalf of or for the use of all parties and offered into evidence. All testimony shall be given under oath or affirmation.
History: 20-7-402, MCA; IMP, 20-7-402, MCA; NEW, 1990 MAR p. 934, Eff. 5/18/90; TRANS, 2000 MAR p. 1048, Eff. 7/1/00.