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52 Pa. Code § 5.406. Public documents.

§ 5.406. Public documents.

 (a)  A report, decision, opinion or other document or part thereof, need not be produced or marked for identification, but may be offered in evidence as a public document by specifying the document or part thereof and where it may be found, if the document is one of the following:

   (1)  A report or other document on file with the Commission.

   (2)  An official report, decision, opinion, published scientific or economic statistical data or similar public document which is issued by a governmental department, agency, committee, commission or similar entity which is shown by the offeror to be reasonably available to the public.

 (b)  Upon the request of a party and at the direction of the presiding officer or the Commission, a party who incorporates by reference a pleading shall provide a copy of the pleading to the party requesting one.

 (c)  Subsections (a) and (b) supersede 1 Pa. Code § §  35.165 and 35.166 (relating to public documents; and prepared expert testimony).


   The provisions of this §  5.406 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 504—506, 1301 and 1501.


   The provisions of this §  5.406 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 page (225705).

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