14 CFR 1264.117 - Authority of the presiding officer.
(a) The presiding officer shall conduct a fair and impartial hearing, avoid delay, maintain order, and assure that a record of the proceeding is made.
(3) Hold conferences to identify or simplify the issues, or to consider other matters, including settlement conferences or other alternative dispute resolution, that may aid in the fair and expeditious disposition of the proceeding;
(5) Issue subpoenas, requiring the attendance of witnesses and the production of documents at depositions or at hearings, which the presiding officer considers relevant and material;
(12) Upon motion of a party, decide cases, in whole or in part, by summary judgment where there is no genuine issue as to any material fact;
(14) Exercise such other authority as is necessary to carry out the responsibilities of the presiding officer under this part.
(c) The presiding officer does not have the authority to find Federal statutes or regulations invalid.
[52 FR 39498, Oct. 22, 1987, as amended at 54 FR 600, Jan. 9, 1989]
Title 14 published on 2014-01-01
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