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49 Pa. Code § 16.56. Formal hearings open to public.

§ 16.56. Formal hearings open to public.

 Formal disciplinary proceedings are open to the public. Members of the press may request in advance of the hearing permission from the presiding officer for the electronic recording of the proceedings. Upon the consideration of objections by the parties, the hearing examiner may permit the electronic recording of the proceeding by members of the press if the presiding officer determines that the recording will not interfere with the efficient conduct or impartiality and fairness of the proceedings.


   The provisions of this §  16.56 issued under sections 8 and 9 of the Medical Practice Act of 1985 (63 P. S. § §  422.8 and 422.9).


   The provisions of this §  16.56 adopted May 20, 2005, effective May 21, 2005, 35 Pa.B. 3019.

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