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231 Pa. Code Rule 1569. Master’s Report. Exceptions.

Rule 1569. Master’s Report. Exceptions.

 (a)  A master who is appointed by the court shall file a report with respect to the matters submitted. The report shall follow the form of decision in Rule 1570, insofar as the scope of the reference to the master permits.

 (b)  The master shall give all persons in interest written notice of the date on which he or she intends to file the report and proposed order and shall specify an address within the county where they may be examined. The master may change the report and proposed order as he or she deems proper before filing them, but if any changes are made written notice thereof shall be given to all parties.

 (c)  Within ten days after notice of the filing of the report exceptions may be filed by any party to rulings on evidence, to findings of fact, to conclusions of law and to the proposed order. The court may, with or without taking testimony, remand the report or enter a decision in accordance with Rule 1570 which may incorporate by reference the findings and conclusions of the master in whole or in part.


   The provisions of this adopted Rule 1569 April 26, 1955, effective November 1, 1955; amended October 19, 1983, effective January 1, 1984, 13 Pa.B. 3629; amended April 12, 1999, effective July 1, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 2274; amended December 16, 2003, effective July 1, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 9. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (255277).

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