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52 Pa. Code § 5.485. Manner of conduct of hearings.

§ 5.485. Manner of conduct of hearings.

 (a)  The presiding officer will conduct a fair and impartial hearing and maintain order.

 (b)  The presiding officer may note on the record a party’s disregard of a ruling. When necessary, the presiding officer may submit a report to the Commission recommending suspension and disbarment of the offending person as provided by §  1.27 (referring to suspension and disbarment).

 (c)  Subsections (a) and (b) supersede 1 Pa. Code §  35.189 (relating to manner of conduct of hearings).


   The provisions of this §  5.485 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 504—506, 1301 and 1501.


   The provisions of this §  5.485 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 (225714) to (225715).

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