2011 Connecticut Code
Title 52 Civil Actions
Chapter 899 Evidence
Sec. 52-148c. Before whom depositions may be taken.

      Sec. 52-148c. Before whom depositions may be taken. (a) Within this state, depositions shall be taken before a judge or clerk of any court, justice of the peace, notary public or commissioner of the Superior Court.

      (b) In any other state or country, depositions for use in a civil action or probate proceeding within this state shall be taken before a notary public, a commissioner appointed by the Governor of this state, any magistrate having power to administer oaths or a person commissioned by the court before which such action or proceeding is pending, or when such court is not in session, by any judge thereof. Any person so commissioned shall have the power by virtue of his commission to administer any necessary oath and to take testimony. Additionally, if a deposition is to be taken out of the United States, it may be taken before any foreign minister, secretary of a legation, consul or vice-consul, appointed by the United States or any person by him appointed for the purpose and having authority under the laws of the country where the deposition is to be taken; and the official character of any such person may be proved by a certificate from the Secretary of State of the United States.

      (P.A. 76-273, S. 3.)

      Cited. 205 C. 542. Cited. 211 C. 555. Cited. 229 C. 716.

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