39 CFR 957.15 - Conduct of the hearing.

§ 957.15 Conduct of the hearing.
The Judicial Officer shall have authority to:
(a) Administer oaths and affirmations;
(b) Examine witnesses;
(c) Rule upon offers of proof, admissibility of evidence, and matters of procedure;
(d) Order any pleading amended upon motion of a party at any time prior to the close of the hearing;
(e) Maintain discipline and decorum and exclude from the hearing any person acting in an indecorous manner;
(f) Require the filing of briefs or memoranda of law on any matter upon which the Judicial Officer is required to rule;
(g) Order prehearing conferences for the purpose of the settlement or simplification of issues by the parties;
(h) Order the proceeding reopened at any time prior to his or her decision for the receipt of additional evidence;
(i) Render a final agency decision;
(j) Take such other further action as may be necessary to properly preside over the debarment proceeding and render decision therein.
[36 FR 11574, June 16, 1971, as amended at 63 FR 66051, Dec. 1, 1998]

Title 39 published on 2013-07-01

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