(a) Testimony. All testimony given before a screening panel or theExceptions Officer must be under oath.
(b) Service. To the extent applicable, the Utah Rules of CivilProcedure govern the service or filing of documents.
(c) Abeyance of disciplinary proceedings. A disciplinary proceeding maybe held in abeyance by the Committee chair at any time before a screening panelhearing, when the allegations or the Complaint contain matters of substantialsimilarity to the material allegations of pending criminal or civil litigationin which the Respondent is involved. Requests for abeyance and requests toremove proceedings from abeyance must be filed with the Committee clerk.