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52 Pa. Code § 5.221. Conferences to adjust, settle or expedite proceedings.


§ 5.221. Conferences to adjust, settle or expedite proceedings.

 (a)  To provide opportunity for the submission and consideration of facts, arguments, offers of settlement or proposals of adjustment, for settlement of a proceeding, or the issues therein, or consideration of means by which the conduct of the hearing may be facilitated and the disposition of the proceeding expedited, conferences between the parties may be held at any time prior to or during hearings as time, the nature of the proceeding, and the public interest permit.

 (b)  Subsection (a) is identical to 1 Pa. Code §  35.111 (relating to conferences to adjust, settle or expedite proceedings).


   The provisions of this §  5.221 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 504—506, 1301 and 1501.


   The provisions of this §  5.221 adopted October 12, 1984, effective January 1, 1985, 14 Pa.B. 3819; amended April 28, 2006, effective April 29, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 2097. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (225662) to (225663).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  5.224 (relating to prehearing conference in rate proceedings); and 52 Pa. Code §  5.234 (relating to presentation and effect of stipulations).

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