14 CFR 302.406 - Procedure for responding to formal complaints.
(a) Within a reasonable time after an answer to a formal complaint is filed, the Assistant General Counsel shall either:
(1) Issue a notice instituting a formal enforcement proceeding in accordance with § 302.407 or
(2) Issue an order dismissing the complaint in whole or in part, stating the reasons for such dismissal.
(b) An order dismissing a complaint issued pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of this section shall become effective as a final order of the Department thirty (30) days after service thereof.
(c) Whenever the Assistant General Counsel has failed to act on a formal complaint within a reasonable time after an answer is due, the following motions may be addressed to the Deputy General Counsel:
(1) By the complainant to institute an enforcement proceeding by docketing the complaint upon a showing that it is in the public interest to do so; and
(2) By the respondent to dismiss the complaint upon a showing that it is in the public interest to do so.
Title 14 published on 2014-01-01
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