355.1 Proceedings in general.§ 355.1 Proceedings in general.
(a) Scope. This section governs proceedings before the Copyright Royalty Judges to determine or adjust the Administrative Assessment pursuant to the Copyright Act, 17 U.S.C. 115(d), including establishing procedures to enable the Copyright Royalty Judges to make necessary evidentiary or procedural rulings.
(b) Rulings. The Copyright Royalty Judges may make any necessary procedural or evidentiary rulings during any proceeding under this section and may, before commencing a proceeding under this section, make any rulings that will apply to proceedings to be conducted under this section.
(c) Role of Chief Judge. The Chief Copyright Royalty Judge, or an individual Copyright Royalty Judge designated by the Chief Copyright Royalty Judge, shall:
(1) Administer an oath or affirmation to any witness; and
(2) Rule on objections and motions.