IRRIGATION AND DRAINAGE — WATER RIGHTS AND RECLAMATION
APPROPRIATION OF WATER — CANCELATION OF PERMITS
42-304. Hearing. On the day set for the hearing the contestant and such contestees as have filed the affidavit hereinbefore required of them, shall file such affidavits in support of their respective allegations as they may desire, and the department of water resources may require such additional evidence and may make or cause to be made by an engineer whom the department may designate, such personal examination of the work done under the permit in question, as the department may deem necessary to enable it to render a fair decision: provided, that before making or causing such examination to be made the department shall estimate the cost of such examination and shall require the contestant to deposit a sum equal to such estimate and if after the making of such examination it is found that the amount so deposited is in excess of the cost of such examination the department shall return such excess to the contestant. For the purpose of producing additional testimony in making investigations, the department may continue the hearing to such time, not exceeding thirty (30) days, as would seem to it advisable. The hearing shall be conducted in accordance with section 42-1701A(1) and (2), Idaho Code, and the contestant or contestee may seek judicial review pursuant to section 42-1701A(4), Idaho Code, of the final order of the director.
[(42-304) 1909, p. 299, part of sec. 2; reen. C.L., sec. 3265d; C.S., sec. 5587; I.C.A., sec. 41-304; am. 1980, ch. 238, sec. 11, p. 542.]