Idaho Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 30(c). Examination and Cross-Examination - Record of Examination - Oath - Objections.
Examination and cross-examination of witnesses may proceed as permitted at the trial under the provisions of Rule 43(b) and the Idaho Rules of Evidence. The officer before whom the deposition is to be taken shall put the witness on oath and shall personally, or by someone acting under the officer's direction and in the officer's presence, record the testimony of the witness. The testimony shall be taken stenographically or recorded by any other means ordered in accordance with subdivision (b)(4) of this rule. If requested by one (1) of the parties, the testimony shall be transcribed at the party's own expense.
All objections made at time of the examination to the qualifications of the officer taking the deposition, or to the manner of taking it, or to the evidence presented, or to the conduct of any party, and any other objection to the proceedings, shall be noted by the officer upon the deposition. Evidence objected to shall be taken subject to the objections. In lieu of participating in the oral examination, parties may serve written questions in a sealed envelope on the party taking the deposition who shall transmit them to the officer, who shall propound them to the witness and record the answers verbatim.
(Amended March 20, 1985, effective July 1, 1985.)