46 CFR 502.221 - Briefs; requests for findings.

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§ 502.221 Briefs; requests for findings.
(a) The presiding officer shall fix the time and manner of filing briefs and any enlargement of time. The period of time allowed shall be the same for all parties unless the presiding officer, for good cause shown, directs otherwise.
(b) Briefs shall be served upon all parties pursuant to subpart H of this part.
(c) In investigations instituted on the Commission's own motion, the presiding officer may require the Bureau of Enforcement to file a request for findings of fact and conclusions within a reasonable time prior to the filing of briefs. Service of the request shall be in accordance with the provisions of subpart H of this part.
(d) Unless otherwise ordered by the presiding officer, opening or initial briefs shall contain the following matters in separately captioned sections: (1) Introductory section describing the nature and background of the case, (2) proposed findings of fact in serially numbered paragraphs with reference to exhibit numbers and pages of the transcript, (3) argument based upon principles of law with appropriate citations of the authorities relied upon, and (4) conclusions.
(e) All briefs shall contain a subject index or table of contents with page references and a list of authorities cited.
(f) All briefs filed pursuant to this section shall ordinarily be limited to eighty (80) pages in length, exclusive of pages containing the table of contents, table of authorities, and certificate of service, unless the presiding officer allows the parties to exceed this limit for good cause shown and upon application filed not later than five (5) days before the time fixed for filing of such a brief or reply. [Rule 221.]
[49 FR 44369, Nov. 6, 1984, as amended at 61 FR 51233, Oct. 1, 1996; 64 FR 7810, Feb. 17, 1999]

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  • 2014-08-11; vol. 79 # 154 - Monday, August 11, 2014
    1. 79 FR 46714 - Informal Procedure for Adjudication of Small Claims
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      FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION
      Direct final rule; request for comments.
      This rule is effective November 7, 2014 without further action, unless significant adverse comment is received by September 8, 2014. If significant adverse comment is received, the Federal Maritime Commission will publish a timely withdrawal of the rule in the Federal Register .
      46 CFR Part 502

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U.S. Code: Title 31 - MONEY AND FINANCE
U.S. Code: Title 46 - SHIPPING
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Executive Order ... 11222

Title 46 published on 2013-10-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 46 CFR 502 after this date.

  • 2014-08-11; vol. 79 # 154 - Monday, August 11, 2014
    1. 79 FR 46714 - Informal Procedure for Adjudication of Small Claims
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION
      Direct final rule; request for comments.
      This rule is effective November 7, 2014 without further action, unless significant adverse comment is received by September 8, 2014. If significant adverse comment is received, the Federal Maritime Commission will publish a timely withdrawal of the rule in the Federal Register .
      46 CFR Part 502