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52 Pa. Code § 5.341. Written interrogatories to a party.

TYPES OF DISCOVERY


§ 5.341. Written interrogatories to a party.

 (a)  Subject to the limitations provided by §  5.361 (relating to limitation of scope of discovery and deposition), a party may serve upon another party written interrogatories to be answered by the party served or, if the party served is a public or private corporation, similar entity or a partnership or association, by an officer or agent, who shall furnish the information as is available to the party.

 (b)  The party propounding interrogatories shall serve a copy on the parties and shall file a certificate of service with the Secretary. Interrogatories may not be filed with the Commission.

 (c)  Interrogatories may relate to matters which can be inquired into under § §  5.321, 5.323 and 5.324 (relating to scope; hearing preparation material; and discovery of expert testimony) and may include requests that the answering party provide copies of documents without making a separate request for the production of documents under §  5.349 (relating to requests for documents, entry for inspection and other purposes).

 (d)  Each interrogatory should be limited to a single question or request for information.

 (e)  A party should use a logical and sequential numbering system for interrogatories.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  5.341 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  309—311, 315, 331—335, 501, 504—506, 701—703, 1101—1103, 1301 and 1501.

Source

   The provisions of this §  5.341 adopted October 12, 1984, effective January 1, 1985, 14 Pa.B. 3819; amended December 2, 1988, effective January 3, 1989, 18 Pa.B. 5451; amended April 28, 2006, effective April 29, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 2097. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (225686) to (225687).

Cross References

   This section cited in 52 Pa. Code §  5.349 (relating to requests for documents, entry for inspection and other purposes).



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