5 CFR 2471.8 - Conduct of factfinding and other hearings; prehearing conferences.
(a) A designated representative of the Panel, when so appointed to conduct a hearing, shall have the authority on behalf of the Panel to:
(1) Administer oaths, take the testimony or deposition of any person under oath, receive other evidence, and issue subpenas;
(2) Conduct the hearing in open, or in closed session at the discretion of the designated representative for good cause shown;
(5) Determine all procedural matters concerning the hearing, including the length of sessions, conduct of persons in attendance, recesses, continuances, and adjournments; and take any other appropriate procedural action which, in the judgment of the designated representative, will promote the purpose and objectives of the hearing.
(b) A prehearing conference may be conducted by the designated representative of the Panel in order to:
(1) Inform the parties of the purpose of the hearing and the procedures under which it will take place;
(4) Discuss any other relevant matters which will assist the parties in the resolution of the dispute.
[45 FR 3520, Jan. 17, 1980, as amended at 48 FR 19694, May 2, 1983]
Title 5 published on 2013-01-01
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