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58 Pa. Code § 497a.5. Extensions of time and continuances.

§ 497a.5. Extensions of time and continuances.

 (a)  Extensions of time will be governed by the following:

   (1)  Whenever under this part or by order of the Board, or notice given thereunder, an act is required or allowed to be done at or within a specified time, the time fixed or the period of time prescribed may be extended by the Board, for good cause, upon a motion made before expiration of the period originally prescribed or as previously extended. Upon a motion made after the expiration of the specified period, the time period within which the act may be permitted to be done may be extended when reasonable grounds are shown for the failure to act.

   (2)  Requests for an extension of time in which to file briefs shall be filed at least 5 days before the time fixed for filing the briefs unless the Board or presiding officer, for good cause shown allows a shorter time.

   (3)  Requests for a continuance of a hearing shall be made orally or in writing to the presiding officer, stating the facts on which the request rests. Requests for continuance will be considered only for good cause shown.

 (b)  Subsection (a) supersedes 1 Pa. Code §  31.15 (relating to extensions of time).

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