[USC02] 7 USC 2353: Testimony in Plant Variety Protection Office cases
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7 USC 2353: Testimony in Plant Variety Protection Office cases Text contains those laws in effect on September 17, 2020
From Title 7-AGRICULTURECHAPTER 57-PLANT VARIETY PROTECTIONSUBCHAPTER I-PLANT VARIETY PROTECTION OFFICEPart B-Legal Provisions as to the Plant Variety Protection Office

§2353. Testimony in Plant Variety Protection Office cases

The Secretary may establish regulations for taking affidavits, depositions, and other evidence required in cases before the Plant Variety Protection Office. Any officer authorized by law to take depositions to be used in the courts of the United States, or of the State where the officer resides, may take such affidavits and depositions, and swear the witnesses. If any person acts as a hearing officer by authority of the Secretary, the person shall have like power.

( Pub. L. 91–577, title I, §23, Dec. 24, 1970, 84 Stat. 1544 ; Pub. L. 103–349, §13(c), Oct. 6, 1994, 108 Stat. 3143 .)

Amendments

1994-Pub. L. 103–349 substituted "the officer" for "he" in second sentence and "the person" for "he" in third sentence.

Effective Date of 1994 Amendment

Amendment by Pub. L. 103–349 effective 180 days after Oct. 6, 1994, see section 15 of Pub. L. 103–349, set out as a note under section 2401 of this title.