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SECTION 7561
Use of depositions; enforcement of discovery procedures
Civil Practice Law & Rules (CVP) CHAPTER 8, ARTICLE 75-A
§ 7561. Use of depositions; enforcement of discovery procedures. (a)
On application of a party to the arbitration, the chairperson may permit
the deposition of a witness to be used as evidence, in accordance with
the provisions of rule three thousand one hundred seventeen of this
chapter.

(b) Depositions shall be taken in the manner prescribed by law for the
taking of depositions in civil actions.

(c) The chairperson may enforce the failure of parties to comply with
applicable discovery obligations in the same manner as a court, pursuant
to section three thousand one hundred twenty-six of this chapter,
including through the imposition of costs, payable to the arbitration
fund, provided, however, that the chairperson shall not have the power
to find a party in contempt.