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67 Pa. Code § 491.2. Definitions.

§ 491.2. Definitions.

 The following words and terms, when used in this chapter, have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

   Date of filing—The date a legal document is received at the office of the Department.

   Date of receipt at the office of the Department—The date on which a legal document is received and docketed by the appropriate Department docket clerk.

   Department—The Department of Transportation of the Commonwealth.

   General Rules—The rules found in 1 Pa. Code Part II (relating to general rules of administrative practice and procedure).

   Office of the agency—The office of the Administrative Docket Clerk, or the Driver Licensing Docket Clerk, upon which commencement of process is made upon the Secretary for the purpose of activities and proceedings before the Department in matters under 2 Pa.C.S. § §  501—508 and 701—704 (relating to the Administrative Agency Law).

   Party—Any appellant, appellee, complainant, intervener, petitioner or respondent in a matter brought before a Department hearing officer.

   Secretary—The Secretary of the Department.


   The provisions of this §  491.2 issued under the Administrative Agency Law, 2 Pa.C.S. § §  501—508 and 701—704.


   The provisions of this §  491.2 adopted December 20, 1991, effective December 21, 1991, 21 Pa.B. 5825; amended July 27, 2001, effectvie July 28, 2001, 31 Pa.B. 4089. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (235394).

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