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15.31.    Central docketing and case control.
15.32.    Unofficial statements and opinions.

§ 15.31. Central docketing and case control.

 (a)  The central OALJ in Harrisburg shall maintain a docket of citation proceedings and each citation proceeding shall be assigned an appropriate citation number designation. The docket will be electronically maintained through appropriate computer and data processing equipment. The docket shall be available for information to the public during the regular ALJ office hours insofar as is consistent with the proper discharge of the duties of the ALJ.

 (b)  Subsection (a) supplements 1 Pa. Code §  33.51 (relating to docket).


   The provisions of this §  15.31 adopted December 27, 1991, effective December 28, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 5935.

§ 15.32. Unofficial statements and opinions.

 (a)  For reasons of sound administration, statements, decisions, information or opinions of ALJs regarding specific cases may not be solicited or will not be given other than for the final adjudication, opinion and order.

 (b)  Only appropriate information regarding the status of a case or general reports will be released by the Office of Chief Administrative Law Judge.

 (c)  ALJs, legal counsel and employes are prohibited from making statements providing decisional information or opinions on specific cases other than the final adjudication, opinions and orders.

 (d)  Statements or information given or expressed are only to be considered aids to the public, do not have the force and effect of law or legal determination and are not binding upon anyone or the OALJ.


   The provisions of this §  15.32 adopted December 27, 1991, effective December 28, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 5935.

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