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52 Pa. Code § 5.486. Unavailability of presiding officer.

§ 5.486. Unavailability of presiding officer.

 (a)  If a presiding officer becomes unavailable, the Chief Administrative Law Judge may either designate another qualified officer to prepare the initial or recommended decision or cause the record to be certified to the Commission for decision.

 (b)  Subsection (a) is identical to 1 Pa. Code §  35.203 (relating to unavailability of presiding officer).


   The provisions of this §  5.486 amended under the Public Utility Code, 66 Pa.C.S. § §  501, 504—506, 1301 and 1501.


   The provisions of this §  5.486 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 (225715).

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